Herbert Berkley Watlington of 5821 Allison Road died Saturday at the Brian Center. Survivors are: beloved wife of 35 years, Annie Mims Watlington; two daughters, Mary Watlington Elmore (Donnell), Melissa Melody Watlington; two sons, Herbert Watlington, Jr., Michael Anthony Watlington; stepdaughter, Norma Jean Coleman (Haywood); two stepsons, Billy Mims, Bobby Mims (Diane); 13 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; four sisters-in-law, Roxanna Richardson, Wylean Henderson, Mattie Adams and Dorothy Graves; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Wednesday from the New Ephesus Baptist Church, Ruffin with Rev. George Pickard and Rev. Earl Jeffries presiding. The family visitation will be Wednesday from 1:30 until 2:00 p.m. at the church. Funeral arrangements are by Johnson & Sons.