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Kenneth Lawrence Watkins

February 13, 1939 August 10, 2019
Kenneth Lawrence Watkins
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Kenneth Lawrence Watkins, age 80, of Liberal, Missouri, formerly of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 1:19 p.m. on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at his home. He was born February 13, 1939, in Aurora, the son of Clarence and Vida (Baker) Watkins.

Kenneth was a driver for the Amish for 25 years and was a member of the Missouri Interstate Fox and Wolf Hunters Association.

On May 11, 1957, he married Polly Wiggans, in Kansas City, Missouri. She preceded him in death on November 24, 2005.

Kenneth is survived by his daughter, Tammy Woods and her husband, Sam, of Pierce City, Missouri; two sons, Jim Watkins and his wife, Diana, of Cassville, Missouri and Duane Watkins and his wife, Amy, of Aurora, Missouri; one sister, Peggy Newman and her husband, Jim, of Purdy, Missouri; one brother, Don Holly of Neosho, Missouri; ten grandchildren; 20 great- grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Vida, wife, Polly, three sisters, Betty Garberino, Leona Fitzgerald and Emma Bailey and two brothers, Freddy Watkins and Lloyd Watkins.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will follow at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, in the funeral home chapel.

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Visitation

Wednesday

14

Aug

6:00 PM 8/14/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/14/2019 8:00:00 PM
Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home

303 S. Jefferson Ave.
Aurora, MO 65605

Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home
303 S. Jefferson Ave. Aurora 65605 MO
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

15

Aug

2:00 PM 8/15/2019 2:00:00 PM
Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home

303 S. Jefferson Ave.
Aurora, MO 65605

Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home
303 S. Jefferson Ave. Aurora 65605 MO
United States

Burial

Thursday

15

Aug

3:00 PM 8/15/2019 3:00:00 PM
Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora

2 W Prospect St
Aurora, MO 65605

Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora
2 W Prospect St Aurora 65605 MO
United States

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Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora Final Resting Place

2 W Prospect St
Aurora, MO 65605

2 W Prospect St Aurora 65605 MO
United States
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