Wesley T. “Wes” Watkins was born on Oct. 31, 1915, in Paden and departed this life Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Prague at the age of 96.


Wesley T. “Wes” Watkins was born on Oct. 31, 1915, in Paden and departed this life Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Prague at the age of 96.
Wes, the son of S. V. and Florence (Ellis) Watkins, was a resident of the Keokuk Falls area most of his life.
He married Alma Stockton on Aug. 29, 1941, in Okemah.
She preceded Wes in death on Dec. 31, 2004.
He worked as a heavy equipment operator.
His parents, four brothers and two sisters also preceded Wes in death.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Kay Thomas of Prague, Kianna and Mike Kubicek of Shawnee, Regina and Gregg Wagner of Prague, and Barbara and Colin Crawford of Clanton, Ala.; sisters, Myrtlle Shivers of Stratford and Lila Jan Miller of Oklahoma City; and three granddaughters.
The Watkins family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, April 2, at Parks Brothers Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 3, at Parks Brothers Funeral Chapel in Prague with Bro. Tim Emmons officiating. Interment will follow at Little Cemetery in Seminole County.
Services are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Prague.
A guestbook is available to share your memories online. Please visit www.ParksBrothers.net.