Max Franklin Watkins, 67, Pineville, Mo., formerly of Sheldon, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, at his residence. He was born May 28, 1941, in Carthage, Mo.
He is survived by his wife Vicki, of the home; two children, Gena and Brandon, both of the state Oklahoma.; one step-son, Jonathan Patterson, Pineville, Mo.; three grandchildren and one step-granddaughter; his mother, Beulah Watkins, Sheldon, Mo.; three sisters, Marge McCarver, Rogers, Ark., Rosa Lee Raynor, Sheldon, Mo.. and Pam Watkins, Moundville, Mo. He was preceded in death by his father, Cecil Watkins in 1988.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Walker-Dowd Funeral Home, in Anderson, Mo.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, at the United Methodist Church, Sheldon, Mo., with the Rev. Lynn Quist officiating.