Justin ”POD” Allen Watkins
Passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019
At Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville
A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was the son of the late Susan Marie Arden Watkins and was preceded in death by his grandparents, Johnny and Edna Watkins, Stacey and Mae Arden; uncle, Ronnie Watkins. He was a member of Valley View Baptist Church.
Survivors include his father,
Allen Johnny Watkins of Niota
Kelly Emerson Newberry of Niota
One niece, Jaycelyn Brylee Newberry
Two aunts and one uncle,
Tonia Watkins of Athens
Brenda and Phil Patrick of Athens
Nicholas Key of Sweetwater
Jacob Burnette of Athens
Funeral services will be 7 pm Monday at Valley View Baptist Church with the Rev. Hoyt Melton officiating. Burial will be 11 am Tuesday in Niota Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Thomas, Jason Robinson, Nicholas Key, Jacob Burnette, John Amos, Billy Smith, Mark Gibson, James Smith, Anthony Quintana, and Mike Howland.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Monday at Valley View Baptist Church.
If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com.
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Justin “POD” Allen Watkins.