LULA – Inez Josephine O’Kelley Watkins passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Health System.
She Watkins was the daughter of the late Charlie and Sallie Suggs O'Kelley. Mrs. Watkins was preceded in death by her husband, Roy James Watkins; son, Joel Watkins; daughter, Janice Watkins; and brother, Elmer O'Kelley.
Survivors include sons, David Watkins, Lula, and Keith Watkins, Alto; daughter, Carol Hulsey, Maysville; brothers, Paul O'Kelley, Pennsylvania, Henry O'Kelley, Maysville, Vernon O'Kelley, Winder, and Emory O'Kelley, Commerce; sister, Mary Saxon, Ila; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday October 30, from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held at the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home on Thursday October 31, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Greg Poole officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Lula.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.