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JUDY MAE WATKINS MAXWELL

December 15, 1961

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Judy Mae Watkins Maxwell 58 of North Little Rock, transitioned into eternity on Friday October 30th with her family beside her. Judy was born on December 15th 1961 in Lonoke, Arkansas. to Walter Watkins and Annie Mae Johnson Watkins. She was preceded in death by her parents, (1) sister; Lena Watkins, (5) brothers; Freddie Lee Couch, Bruce, James Sr., Walter Jr., Henry Sr. Watkins.  Judy graduated from the Lonoke School District, and Southeastern College of Little Rock. She worked as a Certified Nurse Assistant for over 30 years at The Manor Health & Rehab Center, VA Hospital and the Robinson Nursing Home all of North Little Rock. She was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church of Lonoke, she would always make it known that she LOVED JESUS! She loved to take care of people, she enjoyed playing cards with her family and friends and going to the casino. Her favorite tv shows were the FIRST 48 and COPS. She loved fishing especially for Brim, while listening to her Blues music, one thing  she would say was, "Don't Touch My Radio". Her grandchildren were her favorite past time fun, along with cooking barbeque. She was always happy to have her family and friends around her, no one was a stranger to her. When she became ill, her favorite words would always be "IT IS WHAT IT IS." She loved travelling with her daughters to Memphis, Louisiana and anywhere else they would go. She leaves to cherish her every loving moment, her smiles and her legacy: Her children; Latasha (Reginald) Harris of Little Rock, Makisha Maxwell(Maurice) Young of North Little Rock.(9) Grandchildren, (4) Great-Grandchildren, (6) siblings; Betty Springs of Lonoke, Mary (Joe) Edgerson, Walter D. Watkins, Robert Watkins, Jimmie Watkins all  of North Little Rock, Arkansas and Johnny Watkins of Orlando, FL. and a host of relatives and friends. 

Viewing; Friday November 6th 12:00 noon - 5:00pm at the funeral home's O.T. Smith Memorial Chapel.

Graveside service; will be on Saturday November 7th, 12:00pm at the Lonoke Cemetery (Pavilion) on Highway 89.

Internment of her cremains; will be at 11:00am Sunday November 8th, at the Lonoke Cemetery.

Kelly Smith Funeral & Cremation Services (8424 Kanis Road/501-612-5607) will be serving the Maxwell/Watkins families. For More Information, sign online guest register, send flowers/photos/condolences and light an "In Loving Memory Of" candle www.kellysmithfunerals.com. 

 

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SPECIAL NOTES:
click on the "SERVICE DETAILS" button to get updated time and location information. (The Wake, family hour and gathering of family and friends CAN mean all the same in some circumstances, PLEASE read "SERVICE DETAILS" to be correctly informed) 

click on the "TRIBUTE WALL or GUEST BOOK" button to see all photos, click on a photo to enlarge them. Then click the L or R  to see all photos. 

click on "FLOWERS & GIFTS" button SO THAT YOU CAN SEND FLOWERS, GIFTS & FRUIT BASKETS, 

YOU CAN ALSO UPLOAD PHOTOS/VIDEOS OR LIGHT AN "IN LOVING MEMORY OF" CANDLE (DESIGN AND COLORS CAN BE CHANGED) FROM THIS, MEMORIAL PAGE.  

 WE WOULD LIKE TO ENCOURAGE THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO CONTINUE TO LIGHT  A CANDLE ON THIS MEMORIAL PAGE THROUGHOUT THE DAYS, MONTHS AND YEARS TO COME. ESPECIALLY, DURING DAYS OF SPECIAL EVENTS, ie. BIRTHDAYS, HOLIDAYS,  ANNIVERSARY AND THEN ON DAYS WHEN YOU JUST WANT TO SAY SOMETHING TO OR ABOUT YOUR LOVED ONES FOR NO SPECIAL REASON,  YOU CAN ALSO SEND PERSONAL MESSAGES, AND UPLOAD PHOTOS ANYTIME. 

THIS MEMORIAL PAGE WILL REMAIN ON OUR WEBSITE INDEFINITELY. DO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS, FEELINGS AND PHOTOS WITH THE FAMILY, THEY WILL APPRECIATE IT VERY MUCH.   

ALSO, (ONLY) AT THE FAMILY'S REQUEST ,YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THE ONLINE DONATION REQUEST. by clicking on the "APPEAL for DONATIONS" button. 

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Services

Viewing
Friday
November 6, 2020

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
OT SMITH CHAPEL/KELLY SMITH FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES
8424 KANIS ROAD
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas 72204

Graveside Service
Saturday
November 7, 2020

12:00 PM
Lonoke Cemetery
Highway 89
Lonoke, AR 72086

Internments
Sunday
November 8, 2020

11:00 AM
Lonoke Cemetery
Highway 89
Lonoke, AR 72086

Please note
SPECIAL NOTES: click on the "SERVICE DETAILS" button to get updated time and location information. (The Wake, family hour and gathering of family and friends CAN mean all the same in some circumstances, PLEASE read "SERVICE DETAILS" to be correctly informed) click on the "TRIBUTE WALL or GUEST BOOK" button to see all photos, click on a photo to enlarge them. Then click the L or R to see all photos. click on "FLOWERS & GIFTS" button SO THAT YOU CAN SEND FLOWERS, GIFTS & FRUIT BASKETS, YOU CAN ALSO UPLOAD PHOTOS/VIDEOS OR LIGHT AN "IN LOVING MEMORY OF" CANDLE (DESIGN AND COLORS CAN BE CHANGED) FROM THIS, MEMORIAL PAGE. WE WOULD LIKE TO ENCOURAGE THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO CONTINUE TO LIGHT A CANDLE ON THIS MEMORIAL PAGE THROUGHOUT THE DAYS, MONTHS AND YEARS TO COME. ESPECIALLY, DURING DAYS OF SPECIAL EVENTS, ie. BIRTHDAYS, HOLIDAYS, ANNIVERSARY AND THEN ON DAYS WHEN YOU JUST WANT TO SAY SOMETHING TO OR ABOUT YOUR LOVED ONES FOR NO SPECIAL REASON, YOU CAN ALSO SEND PERSONAL MESSAGES, AND UPLOAD PHOTOS ANYTIME. THIS MEMORIAL PAGE WILL REMAIN ON OUR WEBSITE INDEFINITELY. DO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS, FEELINGS AND PHOTOS WITH THE FAMILY, THEY WILL APPRECIATE IT VERY MUCH. ALSO, (ONLY) AT THE FAMILY'S REQUEST ,YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THE ONLINE DONATION REQUEST. by clicking on the "APPEAL for DONATIONS" button. *************************************************************************
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