Alma Susan Watkins was born January 28, 1956 & passed away at home on December 5th after a long illness, in Temple GA. Sue graduated from Lakeview Ft. Oglethorpe in 1974 & went on to graduate from West Ga College with a History major. in Carrollton Ga. After graduation, Sue stayed in Carrollton area & made that area her home.
Sue loved her family, friends & ATL Braves baseball !!! Sue also enjoyed watching old black & white movies. Her love for old Westerns she shared with her daughters. She also loved rock-n-roll music as well as country music.
She was previously employed by Ozier Apparels & had formerly worked for Soni Record & CBS Records.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Hannah L. Thorton & her niece, Lana Elizabeth “Lana Beth” Webster and by her mother, Winnie R. Watkins.
She is survived by her daughter, Kasey Dabbs Embree; her granddaughter, Lillybeth Embree; along with two other grandchildren Ella Love & Swayzie Leigh Thornton, from Carrollton, GA; her father, Robert “Bob” Watkins, of Rossville GA; her two brothers, Robert F. Watkins Jr. & his wife Susan from East Ridge, TN & brother, Ronald F. Watkins of Rossville, GA; her sister, Cindy & her husband, Jim Webster from Chattanooga, TN; nephews, Trey Watkins of East Ridge, Alan (Mallory) of Nashville, TN & Cole (Gabby) Webster of Chattanooga, TN;
Niece, Rachel & James Nowak of Ooltewah, TN her aunts, Frances R. Ball & Susie R. Gray both from Calhoun, GA and several others cousins, friends & extended family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lana’s Love Foundation, 1801 East 24th Street Place, Chattanooga, TN 37404.
A celebration of life is being planned by her daughter, Kasey & Sister Cindy for 12/16, Thursday at The Enclave @ Riverview Clubhouse; 950 Channel View Lane, Chattanooga, TN starting at 11am until 2:00pm. The Reverend Jeff Dabbs of Rockmart, GA shall offer some words of encouragement.
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