Sara Rosemary (Gilliam) Watkins
BY Staff Reports
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
2/27/13 at 6:21 AM
Sara Rosemary (Gilliam), 82, was born November 18, 1930, in Greenwood, AR, the daughter of Cora Jane (Milam) Gilliam and Dorsey Laster Gilliam and she passed from this life on Sunday, February 24, in Katy, TX. Rosemary married Edwin Thomas Watkins, Jr. on September 5th, 1953 in Spiro, OK. Survived by: 4 daughters, Lisa Brannin, Laura Witt, Leslie Cockrum and Lynnis Jacks; 9 grandchildren, Caroline and Joseph Brannin, Elizabeth, Reid and Lane Witt, Brett and Brooks Cockrum, Sheldon and Ethan Jacks. Preceded in death by: husband; parents; brother, John Pershing Gilliam; sister, Geneva Jane Leonard; and 1 grandson, Mitchell Thomas Brannin. Service and burial will be at 3:00 P.M., Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Floral Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Broken Arrow, OK (918) 252-2518. This obituary was published in the Tulsa World on 2/27/2013.