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Ginger Watkins

June 29, 1961 ~ July 11, 2020 (age 59)


Ginger Watkins, a resident of Durant, Oklahoma and cherished soul left this earthly life too soon on July 11, 2020 at the age of 59. She was the daughter of John Thomas Ray and Virginia Eloise (Armstrong) Ray on June 29, 1961 in Durant, Oklahoma. Ginger married Bobby Dean Watkins on June 22, 2002 in Durant, Oklahoma.

Ginger cared for many during her lifetime as an LPN. She loved shopping for good sales, and bargains at yard sales. Ginger enjoyed watching things grow so she always like to be outside gardening. She had a loving soul and cherished animals.

Mrs. Watkins is survived by her beloved daughter, Edith and husband Brian Robinson of Aubrey, Texas. Grandsons, Blake, Brayden, and Bret Robinson, all of Aubrey, Texas. Daughter, Ruth Womack and granddaughter, EmaLee Mitchell of Aubrey, Texas. Her husband, Bobby Dean Watkins of Durant, Oklahoma. Sisters, Vanna Garrett of Englewood, Ohio and Suzie Clendennen of Durant, Oklahoma. Brother Bobby Chapman of Durant, Oklahoma. Also survived by her husband Bobby Dean’s children, Brittany Frakes and husband Martin and their children. Autumn Williams and her husband Earl and their children. And many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Watkins was preceded in death by her parents, John and Virginia Ray. Her brother, Raymond. Sister, Charlene. And mother-in-law, Elly Bledsoe.

Family hour will be from 6-8:00 PM on Wednesday July 15th at the Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma. A celebration of her life will be at 10:00 AM at The Light House of Colbert in Colbert, Oklahoma with Pastor Joe Beshirs officiating. Ginger’s final resting place will be the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Armstrong, Oklahoma with Brian Robinson, Melvin Womack, Blake Robinson, Brayden Robinson, Ray Jones, Brian Jones, Martin Frakes, and Martin Riley Frakes as her pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Bret Robinson, S.J. Davis, and Jackson Frakes.

The service for Ginger will be available by live stream on our FB page.

Services are under the direction of Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma

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July 15, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Chapel
121 North 5th
Durant, OK 74701

July 16, 2020

10:00 AM
The Light House of Colbert
346 Somers Avenue
Colbert, OK 74733

July 16, 2020

11:30 AM
Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Armstrong, OK

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