Betty Rose Watkins

NEMO ó Betty Rose Watkins, 62, a nuclear engineer, passed away Monday, May 12, 2008, in a Weatherford hospital.

A Memorial Service to honor her life will be held on her birthday at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 5, 2008, at the First United Methodist Church of Glen Rose in the Family Life Center at the corner of Barnard and Mustang with Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements. The family asks that any donations in her name be made directly to the National Audubon Society.

Ms. Watkins was a resident of the Glen Rose area for 23 years. She enjoyed spending time in the Genealogy Library in Glen Rose and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Glen Rose. Ms. Watkins was a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelorís in Honors Math and a Bachelorís of Science in Mechanical Engineering. She worked in quality control at Comanche Peak for many years.

She is survived by her children, Sarah Watkins of Glen Rose and John Watkins of Atlanta, Ga.; and two sisters, Nancy Truex of Fishers, Ind., and Marjorie Farrer of Pennsylvania.

Published July 3, 2008

Glen Rose Reporter

Virginia Lee Williams

GLEN ROSE ó Virginia Lee Williams, 90, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2008, in Glen Rose.

Graveside service were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2008, at Georgeís Creek Cemetery in Somervell County.

Mrs. Williams was born July 17, 1917, in Covington to David W. Lee and Beulah Morris Lee. She married James C. Williams on Dec. 1, 1951, in Fort Worth. She was a member of the Spirit Wind Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brothers, three sisters and a great grandson.

Survivors include daughter, Ann Linch of Glen Rose; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; seven great, great-grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy Johnson of Richland Hills.

Published July 3, 2008

Glen Rose Reporter