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Peggy Watkins 1946-2020

NILES — Peggy Meeks Watkins, 73, of Niles, passed away at 8:18 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at Longmeadow Care Center in Ravenna.

She was born Dec. 22, 1946, in East Liverpool, the daughter of Charles and Agnes Mort Meeks.

Peggy lived most of her life in Niles. She was a 1964 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and received her bachelor’s degree at KSU, where she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority. She received her master’s degree in clinical counseling from YSU.

In June of 1991, she married the love of her life, David K. Watkins, who preceded her in death July 5, 1999. Also preceding in death are her sister, Joanne; a nephew, Marty; and a niece, Sherri.

Peggy is survived by her nephew, Dr. David (Judy) Watkins; great-nephews, Dr. Kevin (Sarah) Watkins, Michael Watkins, Benjamin (McKenzie) Watkins, Josh Kieltsch and Mathew Maffei; great-niece, Veronica Watkins; two great-great nephews; and many loving cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at the Holloway-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 611 Robbins Ave., Niles, Ohio, where family and friends may call 5 p.m. until the time of service.

Interment will be at in Niles City Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the First Christian Church of Niles.

Visit www.hollowaywilliamsfuneralhome.com to view this obituary and send condolences to the Watkins family.

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