Nancy Adeline Watkins, 92, of Reidsville, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at her home.
A graveside service will be held 11am Monday, January 9, 2023, at Overlook Cemetery in Eden. Visitation will be held 4-6pm Sunday, January 8, 2023, at Fair Funeral Home in Eden. The family will receive friends at other times at the home, 2088 Bethlehem Church Rd, Reidsville, NC 27320.
Nancy was born June 19, 1930, in Price, NC, to the late George Washington Watkins and Maggie Jones Watkins. She was a graduate of Stoneville High School. Nancy was a charter member of Price United Methodist Church. She worked at Fieldcrest for 43 years. She was a pet lover. Nancy enjoyed going to the mountains and spending time with family.
Left to cherish her memory are her sister, Virginia Fain of Reidsville; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Sara Booth of Sandy Ridge.
In addition to her parents, Nancy is preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Griffin; her brothers, Lynn Watkins, Everette Watkins, George Watkins; sister, Mary Owen.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375, or Rockingham County Humane Society, 205 Boone Rd, Eden, NC 27288.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com.
Got to know Nancy when she moved in with Jenny. She liked to reminisce about the dog she once had. I'm a dog lover too...she will be missed.
So sad to hear . I have known Nancy for many years. A dear friend and sister to my special friend, Jenny Fain.
Both will be sadly missed .
Thoughts and prayers to Ronnie and remaining family. Robert and Gladys DeHart
Ronnie and Michelle ,we are so sorry for your loss . Our Thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. . Kenny and Darlene Gilley ( Brandon Gilleys Mom and Dad )
So sorry to hear of the passing of Nancy. I hold such fond memories of her. As a child, I can remember she and Harvey coming to the house and playing the card game Rook with my parents. They had such a good time! After my mother passed, she helped my dad out in so many ways. She was such a kind, special lady.
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