Warren Watkins, 55, of Searcy, died Monday, May 26 of heart failure. He is preceded in death by his father and a younger brother. He is survived by three daughters, three grandchildren, his mother and brother.
Watkins was graduated from Ouachita Baptist University and later earned his doctorate in theology. As an ordained Southern Baptist pastor, he had been preaching since age 16 and had led many congregations in Arkansas from Blytheville to Pine Bluff to Arkadelphia.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Jacobs Place of Searcy or to the Trinity Baptist Church Educational Endowment Fund. Arrangements were made by Powell Funeral Home, Searcy. A memorial service is scheduled for May 31 at Trinity Baptist Church in Searcy.