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Frances Hucks (Strickland) Watkins

January 8, 1937 ~ June 18, 2020 (age 83)


Mrs. Frances Strickland Hucks Watkins, 83, died June 18, 2020 at McLeod Regional Medical Center.

She was a resident of Honorage Nursing Center in Florence, and prior to assisted living, she lived on the family home place in Gresham. Born in Horry County she was the daughter of the late Jake Strickland and Luttie Cartrette Strickland. Mrs. Watkins attended Horry County schools, was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by husbands, Clifford Hucks and Eugene Watkins; a daughter, Tammy Eileen White and sister, Nancy Strickland.

She is survived by a daughter, Toni Elaine Hucks of Gresham, granddaughters, Jessica Danielle (Danny) Moore of Pamplico, Brittney Michelle (Marcos) Reyes of Gresham, great granddaughters Haley Moore of Pamplico, Mariana Reyes and Juliana Reyes, both of Gresham, great grandsons, Caleb Moore of Pamplico, Gabriel Reyes and Jacob Reyes, both of Gresham and brother, James Weston (J.W.) Strickland of Florence.

The family would like to thank Shrina, Lorain, and Tina of Honorage Nursing Center for their care and love over the last few years, and Drs. Rawls, Wolford and Vaghela of McLeod Regional Medical Center. A special thanks to Dr. Deanna Lyttle.

Funeral services will be private.

Memorials may be made to McLeod Foundation, PO Box 100551, Florence, SC 29502-0551, or Florence Area Humane, 1434 McCurdy Road, Florence, SC 29506.

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