February 5, 1932
October 18, 2018
Georgia Shore Watkins passed away October 18, 2018, in Lubbock, Texas. She was 86 years old. Georgia was born to Barney and Johnnie Shore in Sudan, Texas, on February 5, 1932, the youngest of 8 children. She grew up in Clovis, New Mexico, where she met the love of her life, Scottie Watkins, in high school. They married April 22, 1951 and had two children, Kathye and Richard. Georgia and Scottie moved to Lovington in 1960. Both taught school there and were devoted members of First Baptist Church. Georgia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, teacher and friend.
Georgia is preceded in death by 4 sisters Hazel, Elsie, Lucy, and Dorothy; 2 brothers Bob and Bill; siblings spouses; and her son-in-law Wayne Brown. She is survived by her husband Scottie Watkins, her sister Louise Shore Crabb, her daughter Kathye Watkins Brown, her son Richard Watkins, three grandchildren Jason Watkins, Reagan Watkins and Diane Watkins Searcy (Jeremy), 9 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Carol Watkins Campbell (Melvin), numerous nieces and nephews, and her daughter's three stepchildren Elizabeth Brown Solomon (Wade), Marty Brown (Steffani) and Kent Brown (Melisha).
Funeral services are set for Friday, October, 26, at 1:30 at First Baptist Church in Lovington. Burial to follow at Resthaven Cemetery.