Julie M. Watkins


Ms. Julie May Watkins, daughter of the late Laura Mae Camp and Paul Watkins, was born in Gaffney, SC on November 12, 1952.

Early in life, she accepted Christ as her Savior and joined Suck Creek Baptist Church. She was a faithful member and attended regularly, until her health declined.

She was retired as one of the best cooks at Norman’s Truck Stop.

She departed this life Friday, September 1, 2023, in Paeachtree Centre, Gaffney, SC.

Julie was also preceded in death by her parents, and a daughter, Shirley Watkins; four siblings, Laura, Robert, Sally, and Paul Watkins.

Loving memories will forever be cherished by her three children, Charlotte Watkins, Scottie (Patricia) Watkins, Marvin (Lisa) Watkins, and her sister, Mary Ann Watkins. Ms. Julie has seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; a God-daughter; a host of nieces, nephews, family, and may friends.

A Funeral Service will be held Friday, September 8, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. in Suck Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Tony Makupson officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will be receiving friends at 308 Peachtree Street, Gaffney, SC.