Mary Grace Jones Watkins, 86, of Zebulon died Friday morning October 24, 2014 at Universal Healthcare in Raleigh. She was born in Wake County to the late George David Jones and Roxie Lee Ellington Jones.
Funeral services will be held at 3 o’clock Sunday afternoon October 26, 2014 at Rolesville Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Randy Bridges officiating. Burial will follow in the Watkins Family Cemetery.
Mrs. Watkins is survived by her husband of nearly 60 years, Owen Watkins; son, Danny Watkins and wife Karen of Raleigh; son in law, Glenn Hight of Wake Forest; brother, Richard Jones of Raleigh; granddaughter, Danielle Watkins of Boone; grandson, Matthew Curtis Hight of Wake Forest. Mrs. Watkins was preceded in death by her daughter, Peggy Grace Watkins Hight.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Rolesville Baptist Church Building Fund P.O. Box 185 Rolesville, NC 27571.
Friends may visit with the family 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday evening October 25, 2014 at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC. (919-556-5811)