Patricia Joe Watkins, 76, of St. Helens, a former Baker City resident, died March 18, 2003, at St. Vincent Hospital in Portland.
At her request, there will be no funeral.
Patricia was born on April 3, 1926, at Baker City to Frank and Neni Eddy Frey. She attended schools at Austin, Baker City and Prairie City and was a 1943 graduate of Prairie City High School.
She married Donald Leslie Watkins in 1946. She had been a resident of St. Helens since 1960. She worked for many years at the Bank of St. Helens and Western Bank at St. Helens as a bookkeeper. She was a member of the Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Donald, who died on April 18, 1996.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Dorothy Watkins and Linden and Rebecca Watkins, all of St. Helens; two sisters, Margaret McConnell and Barbara Rush; and three grandchildren, Jake, Mitch and Kristy Watkins.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Hemophilia Society or the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Portland.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 24, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor