Janice Watkins, 69, of Krebs, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at McAlester Regional Health Center.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m. at Brumley-Mills Chapel.
Janice's cousins will serve as pallbearers.
Janice Watkins was born on May 2, 1948, in McAlester, to Orville and Irene Edna (Williamson) Russell. Janice grew up here then attended Texas Women's College, where she earned a bachelors degree in nursing.
Janice worked at the Pittsburg County Health Department in several capacities, most recently as a pediatric nurse practitioner, for 27 years before retiring.
She was married to Raymond Earl Watkins on Aug. 3, 1979, and he preceded her in death in 2006.
Janice is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Carol Bertalot and husband, Jeff, and her children, Jessica and Kally; two sons, Christopher Watkins, and his son, Cody, and Aaron Watkins, and his sons, Garyn, Gaige and Garrison, and several cousins and other relatives.
Published on January 3, 2018