Geraldine Crum Watkins

Published 6:00 am Monday, November 10, 2008

Services for Geraldine Crum Watkins, of Robstown, Texas, are 2p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, at Highway 44 Church of Christ in Robstownwith burial in Robstown Memorial Park Cemetery. Sawyer-GeorgeFuneral Home in Corpus Christi, Texas is in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Watkins, 75, died Nov. 7, 2008, at a Corpus Christi hospital.She was born in Bogue Chitto on March 1, 1933, to Ernest and MattieLaird Johnston.

Mrs. Watkins married Lawrence Crum in 1950 and spent the next 20years as a preacher’s wife. After her husband passed away whileserving as minister at Highway 44 Church of Christ, she wasemployed as a bank teller at State National Bank in Robstown. Latershe married W.R. “Pug” Watkins. She was a member of Highway 44Church of Christ. She loved the Lord and her family.

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Preceding her in death were her husband, Lawrence Crum; herhusband, W.R. “Pug” Watkins; and a grandson, Quinton Crum.

Survivors are her daughters, Nancy Crum, of Robstown, and MarthaWilks and husband, Darwin, of Grapevine, Texas; a son, David Crumand wife, Amber, of Robstown; a brother, Elwin Johnston, of BogueChitto; his six grandchildren, Bobby Hestand and wife, Traci,Jeseph Crum, Brandon Stover, Bobbi Stover, and Jay Walthall andwife, Shannon, and Jill Walthall; a great-grandchild, Adam Hestand;numerous nieces and nephews; and her church family at Highway 44Church of Christ.