Lounell Pulley Watkins, 84, died Thursday morning. A native of Wake County she was daughter to the late James & Lala Williams Pulley. She was a home maker who enjoyed cooking and gardening. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Watkins Jr., and son, James Watkins.
She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie W. Parrish (James) of Wendell, siblings, E.B. Pulley (Nancy) of GA, Allen Pulley (Jackie) of Clayton, Bessie Speck, Eva Sam, both of Raleigh, grandchildren, Shelia & Michelle, great-grandchildren, Christopher and Tamaura, great-great-grandchildren, Jaelun, Joslyn, & Justice Farmer, Ashly & Ayden Stancil.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Transitions Hospice.
Funeral service 2 pm, Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with visitation from 12:30 – 2 pm, prior to the service. Burial, Watkins Family Cemetery.