Nadine Watkins, age 78, of Oroville, died March 21, 2013 at her home Oroville. She was born January 9, 1935 in Tulsa, Okla. to John and Margaret Hoffman.
In March 1950 she married Joe W. Watkins in Farmersville, Calif. Nadine lived in Washington, California and Arizona. In 1976, she moved to Oroville where she worked as a bartender at the Maverick Tavern, a cook for the preschool in Tonasket and as a prep cook/dishwasher for several years.
She is survived by her children: Roger W. (Sue) Watkins of Oroville, Mike (Sharon) Watkins of Oroville, Bobby Watkins of Arkansas, Terry (Elain) Watkins of Lewiston, Idaho, Kennith (Cindy) Watkins of Omak, James Watkins of Oroville, Dorothy (Roger) Goodwater of Texas, Diana (Grant) Courneya of Spokane, Dennis (Michele) Watkins of Arizona, Larry Watkins of Spokane and Susan Watkins of Oroville and 41 grandchildren, 61 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Joe, one daughter Mary Goodwater and two granddaughters, Debra Watkins and Nancy Watkins
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 29, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Bergh Chapel in Oroville, with the Reverend Marilyn Wilder officiating. Interment will follow at the Oroville Riverview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville in Care of Arrangements.