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James Lewis Watkins Jr.

James Lewis Watkins Jr., 59, Fayetteville, died Nov. 30, 2009. He was born Aug. 31, 1950 in Atlanta. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Rose Watkins. He grew up in Avondale Estates and attended Reinhardt College and from 1970 to 1976 he served in the United States Army Reserves. After serving on active duty he worked in the trucking industry with his family and later in trucking firms he began. Illness forced him to retire in August, 2007. While in that industry he served on the Board of Directors of The Georgia Motor Trucking Association and the Board of Governors of The Southern Motor Carriers Rate Conference. He was a member of the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church and the Family Sunday School Class. Memorial services were at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mark Westmoreland, the Rev. Gary Parish and the Rev. Dr. Bob Martin officiating. Interment was at Jones Chapel Church Cemetery, Woodbury. Survivors include a son, Jason L. Watkins III, Cumming, daughters, Kimberly Gail Watkins, Cumming, and Ashley Cecile Watkins, Fayetteville; parents, James L. and Theresa S. "Sib" Watkins, Fayetteville; a stepson, Matthew Coley and Katie Mahathey, Dawsonville; dear friend, Sharon Moorman, Douglas; a brother, Charles E. :Chuck" and Aritha R. Watkins, Fayetteville; and a sister, Gail and Larry Sellers, Fayetteville. Memorial donations may be given to the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church or the United Methodist Children's Home in Decatur. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

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