Bonnie Jean Cheek Watkins

11/14/1944 - 11/23/2017

Obituary for Bonnie Jean Cheek Watkins

Bonnie Cheek Watkins

Carrollton, MS Bonnie Jean Cheek Watkins, 73, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family Thursday morning November 23, 2017. In Carroll County. Funeral services are 2 P.M. Sunday afternoon Nov. 26, 2017 at Greenwood funeral home with Dr. Jim Phillips officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen cemetery in North Carrollton.

Bonnie was born to David and Sadie Nolan Cheek in Carroll county and graduated from Valley High School. She was a devoted member of North Greenwood Baptist church where she attended Sunday School and was a member of L.L.L. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, traveling, and gardening. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Watkins and a sister, Selma Thorn.

Mrs. Watkins is survived by her son; Gregory Allen Watkins (Wanda), a daughter; Aimee Watkins Thomas (Chris) both of Carrollton, her sisters; Rachel Grones (Louis) of Carrollton, Kathy Carpenter (William) of Money, Shirley Underwood (Curtis) of Gore Springs, Alice Worrell of El Dorado, Ark., a brother; Vinson Cheek (Kay) of Richland and five grandchildren; Drew Thomas, Reed Thomas, Chase King, Allison Watkins, and Josh Watkins.

Pallbearers will be Rob Grones, Jeffrey Grones, Sean Jones, Scott Cheek, Vince Thorn and Kevin Underwood.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or North Greenwood Baptist Church.

Visitation is Saturday afternoon from 4-6 at Greenwood Funeral Home.

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My thoughts and prayers have been with you all for several weeks and will continue through the days and weeks ahead--my memories of Bonnie are so sweet--she was a loving wonderful person and I am honored I was her friend--we go back long years and even though we didn't always see each other, she was still a special person and friend--isn't it glorious that we know we will all be reunited again in Heaven one day--God wrap you in His loving arms and know I that my prayers are with you--In Christ's Love, Nancy
- Nancy Conner

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