Willo Dean Watkins Grinnell

Willo Dean Watkins Grinnell


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Willo Dean Watkins Grinnell, 85, of St. Joseph, TN (formerly of Loretto, TN), passed away August 8, 2019 at NHC Brink in Lawrenceburg, TN. Mrs. Grinnell was retired from Salant & Salant and as a caregiver and was a member of Busby Church of God.


Willo is survived by:


Sons: Stanley Watkins (Pam) & Ray Watkins (Anita)

Daughters: Brenda Stutts (Billy Joe), Marcia Roberson (Ben), & Faye Cook (Richard)

Sister: Helen Pruitt

(17) Grandchildren, (3) Step-grandchildren, (20) Great-grandchildren, & (1) Great-great-grandson


She was preceded in death by:


Parents: Robert Alexander Pruitt and Dora Elizabeth Rhodes Pruitt

Son: William “Bill” Robert Watkins

Brothers: Elvis Pruitt & Virgil Pruitt

Sister Dellarene Craig



Visitation will be Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 12-2:00 P.M. at Busby Church of God in Loretto, TN. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 P.M. at the church with Bishop Terry Burns, Rev. Ray Watkins, Rev. Eric Golden, & Nolan Perry officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.


Pallbearers will be Brian Watkins, Kane Watkins, Joseph Cook, Eric Watkins, Alex Marks, and Dylan Reutter.


The family would like to thank special friends Nolan and Catherine Perry.


Greenhill Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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