Marjorie F. Watkins, 93, of Bloomington, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Marjorie was born August 16, 1926 in Greene County, Indiana and was the daughter of the late Bennie Leslie Anderson and Fannie Louise (McMurry) Anderson. Marjorie was a homemaker and enjoyed making and sharing pies. She was a member of Cincinnati Christian Church and had more recently attended Union Church in Solsberry. She also cleaned Ken Nunn’s house for 26 years.
Marjorie married James Edgar “Ed” Watkins and they enjoyed 74 years of marriage before his passing in November 2019.
Marjorie is survived by two sons, James Roger Watkins (Sally), and Joseph William “Joe Bill” Watkins; two daughters, Sandra Phillips (David), and Robin Hoffman (Bob); 6 grandchildren, James B. Watkins (Jenny), Bo A. Watkins (Leslie), Lindsay Falkenberg (Scott), Sarah Strong (Brent), Rebecca Hoffman, Jaydon Hoffman (Carlie), and granddaughter-in-law, Jody Watkins; and 15 great grandchildren.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband Ed Watkins, grandson, Roger Owen “Chip” Watkins; sister Barbara Parkes and her parents.
Private family services will be held with Pastor Danny Hillenburg and Marjorie will be laid to rest next to her husband Ed at Greene County Chapel Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers a donation can be made in Marjorie’s name to Union Church of Hendricksville, IN c/o: Debbie Kerr 5498 East Calvertsville Road, Bloomfield, IN 47424.
A Celebration of Marjorie’s Life will be held at a later date.