Twilla Jean Watkins

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Twilla Jean Watkins, 71, of Piggott, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014, at her home in Piggott, Ark.

She was born September 24, 1942, in Apple Grove, W.V., and was the daughter of the late Loyd Lester and Violia (Keefer) McGraw.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Jeanie Redman and one grandson, Christopher Redman.

Survivors include two daughters, Tammy Farmer and husband Kenny of Paragould, Ark., and Tonya Eads of St. Francis, Ark.; two sons, Timmy Eads and wife Karen of Paragould, Ark. and Jimmy Eads and wife Linda of Paragould, Ark.; eleven grandchildren, Jennifer, Brandy, Crystal, Travis, Brian, Michael, Starla, Erin, Amanda, Tiffany and Star; fifteen great-grandchildren; one brother, Lester McGraw of Point Pleasant, W.V., one sister, Patty Darst of Troy, Ohio and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 12, 2014, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Dennis Strope officiating. Burial was in Mitchell Cemetery in Greenway, Ark. Pallbearers were Travis Johnson, Michael Johnson, Kenny Farmer, Gordon Stewart, Troy Redmon and Gene Johnson. Brian Johnson and William Eads served as honorary pallbearers. Visitation was held Sunday evening at the funeral home.

Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook: www.hoggardfuneralhome.com