Edna Imogene's Story
Edna Imogene Watkins was born Jan. 20, 1922 in Peaster, and passed away peacefully at the age of 95 on March 26, 2017 in Azle.
She spent her early years in Eastland, where she married her high school sweetheart, Joseph Henry Watkins.
Imogene and Henry were adventurous at heart and enjoyed traveling. They were ahead of their time and lived their lives to the fullest. She was a unique individual and they were highly thought of by everyone they met. Imogene was a very talented artist, carpenter and writer. While living in Colorado she was the editor for the Black Forest Newspaper in the early 1960's.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Henry Watkins; her parents, Arthur and Edna Freeman; brother, John Arthur Freeman, Jr.; and sister, Francis Avalee Freeman.
Imogene is survived by her loving children, David Watkins and wife, Sharon, John Watkins, Mark Watkins and wife, Beki, and daughter, Susan Watkins; grandchildren, Theresa, Michelle, Chanda, Anna, Nisha, Jonathan, Joseph, Nell, Jennifer, Marshall, Jessica; and 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Opal Roper and husband, Ray; brother, Jim Freeman and wife, Sammie; and brother, Willy Freeman and wife, Mary.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the cause or the charity of your choice.
At her request, no service will be held.
Published on March 29, 2017