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Cecil A. Watkins

Cecil A. Watkins, 88, Georgetown, died Sunday, Nov. 24, at 7 a.m. at his home.
He was a retired employee of Breece Veneer and Hazelwood Junior High School, through the New Albany-Floyd County School Corp. He was an Army veteran of World War II and served as a deacon, secretary of the board, and trustee at Tunnel Hill Christian Church for more than 20 years.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet Zierer, and a son, Everett Watkins.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, the former Jane Litchhult; a son, Stephen Watkins of Lanesville; a sister, Martha Lee Black of Georgetown; and three grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, Nov. 27, after 8 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown.
Funeral: Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Edwardsville Cemetery.
Military rites: Performed at the grave site.