Four Children Survive The Death Of Mrs. Maria Watkins

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Thursday, October 28, 1920
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Four Children Survive The Death Of Mrs. Maria Watkins

Funeral services for Mrs. maria S. Watkins who died Saturday at 7:30 a.m. at her home in Cedar City were held Monday afternoon with Rev. W. Dow Crewdson officiating. She was buried in the Cedar City Cemetery.

Marie Reynolds, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Reynolds was born in West Hebron, Washington County, New York, December 7, 1837 and received her education in York State. Later she taught school in New York, Michigan and Minnesota. On April 8, 1868, she was married to John R. Watkins at Cedar City and four children were born of this union, Mary E. Cowan, Benjamin P., of Chinook, Montana; Geo. A. and Margaret A. Morris.

Mrs. Watkins is also survived by one brother Perry l. Reynolds of this city and thirteen grand children.

She was a member of the Methodist church and later of the Christ church for thirty-give years, Mrs. Watkins was also a member of the Women's Auxiliary of the G. A. R.