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“Tony and family, Just wanted to let you know again, that you continue to be in my thoughts and prayers with the loss of Clark and Evelyn. Two...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Sharon Willis - Rutherfordton, NC

“The Shiloh Community will greatly miss Clark and Evelyn. I so enjoyed my visits with them over the years - such sweet people. Tony and family, our...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Gail Laughter - Rutherfordton, NC

“Tony, I was so shocked to see the obituary notice of your dad so soon after your mother's passing. I can only imagine how difficult it must be, but...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Doug Huntley - Laurinburg, NC

“Tony: I am so sorry for the loss of your father and mother. I will be thinking about you and praying for you and your family. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Libby Gibson - Rutherfordton, NC

“We were so saddened to learn of the passing of Clark. It was only a short time ago that we had the opportunity to meet and converse with him, just...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Charles & Faye Rich - NC

“Toney, your parents were two of the sweetest people I have ever known. My heart aches for you and your family. I pray comfort and the peace of...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Bobbie - Rutherfordton, NC

“Clark and Evelyn were such great friends to my mother, Shirley Freeman, who passed away in 2009. Mama and Evelyn were high school friends, and Clark...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa Freeman Blecher - NC

“I have so many fond memories of Uncle Clark and Aunt Evelyn, always enjoying time with us at Nannie and Papa's. You were so blessed to be their...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Todd and Wendy - Statesville, NC

“Family..I am at a loss for words.God is in control at all times and has never made a mistake which is evident with Mr and Mrs Clark Watkins.These...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: WAYNE DOBBINS - ELLENBORO, NC

“Tony, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother and father. My family will be praying for you during this difficult time. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Matt Bille

“Dear Tony, Dee Dee and family, Words cannot express the sadness I feel at your loss. Clark and Evelyn have been our family friends for as long as I...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Wanda Watson - Forest City, NC

“Tony, DeeDee, Seth, Jonathan and family: I am so sorry for your loss. I had a lot of good times working with Clark at Hickory Log. He always had a...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Dave Hall - FOREST CITY, NC

“To the Watkins Family, Clark was a joy to work with at Hickory Log Barbecue. He and my dad, Cordell Wood, enjoyed going on catering jobs...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Ron & Pat Wood - Bostic, NC

“Sorry for your recent losses. Praying for God's strength during the days ahead. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Mitchell Ensley - NC

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Clark Watkins, 79 of the Shiloh Community died on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Rutherford County he was the son of the late Virgil and Verlon Watkins. Clark was a US Navy Veteran serving for 4 years and was a retired insurance salesman for ISA. He was an active member of Shiloh Baptist Church serving as a deacon and Sunday School teacher. He was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn Watkins and a daughter Denise Watkins Johnson.
He is survived by

One Son:
Tony Watkins and wife DeeDee of Shiloh

Alisha Thompson and Joe Johnson both of Wichita Kansas
Seth Watkins and Jonathan Hyder both of Shiloh

Brothers and Sisters
Betty Champion of Hickory NC
Jane Stiffler of Melbourne FL
Sam Watkins of Bradenton FL
Henry Watkins of Greenville SC
Becky Petree of Statesville NC

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thursday, February 7, 2013 at McMahan's Funeral Home. A joint funeral service and memorial service for Clark and Evelyn will be at Shiloh Baptist Church at 11:00 AM, Friday, February 8, 2013 with Rev. Donald Crawford, Rev. Wade Huntley and Rev. Michael Sepaugh officiating. Mr. Watkins will lie in state 30 mins prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Shiloh Baptist Church to any church fund of your choice 1850 Poors Ford Road, Rutherfordton NC 28139. Online guest register at McMahan's Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of the arrangements