October 27, 1928 - March 31, 2012
Vann Watkins, 83 of Saline, MI, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Clare Bridge of Ann Arbor, MI. Vann was born in Detroit, MI on October 27, 1928 the son of Ira and Esther (Skinner) Watkins. On November 2, 1946, Vann married the love of his life, Carol (Grannis) Watkins in Ypsilanti, MI, and she survives. He was a member of the United States Army serving during WW-II and worked as a mail carrier in Ann Arbor. Survivors in addition to his wife Carol include, their children, Michael (Karen) of TX, David of AZ, Pam (Marty) Mager, and Sue (Glenn) Guenther of Saline. Other survivors include his brother Everette (Ike) Watkins as well as 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant son Rick Watkins (1947). Vann was full of life and fun and loved to spend time with his family. He was quick to play cards, go square dancing, and enjoyed yard games and fun whenever the opportunity presented itself. Thank you to the staff at Clare Bridge for all their help, support, and excellent care. Thank you to First Assembly of God church for the prayers and love during this time. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at 11:00 A.M. at the Saline First Assembly of God at 300 Old Creek Drive in Saline, with Pastor Randy Bomey, officiating. Military honors will take place under the auspices of the Washtenaw County Veterans Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Youth Alive (Jason Forsman) account #204293, 1445 North Boonville Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802-1894 or made online at usmissions.ag.org under account #204293, or to Heartland Hospice. Envelopes will be available at the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home in Saline where friends may begin calling on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, between the hours of 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and at the Church on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, from 10:00 A.M. until the time of Service at 11:00 A.M.
Vann Watkins, 83 of Saline, MI, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Clare Bridge of Ann Arbor, MI. Vann was born in Detroit, MI on October 27, 1928 the son of Ira and Esther (Skinner) Watkins. On November 2, 1946, Vann married the love... View Obituary & Service Information
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