July 4, 1932 – July 2, 2021
Betty Jo Watkins Self, 88, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Friday, July 2, 2021 at Parkside Nursing Facility in Rossville, Georgia with Willowbrook Hospice. A lifelong resident of the Catoosa County area she was retired from Mohawk Carpets of Dalton with 19 years of service and was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Frank Self; parents, Lloyd Eugene Watkins Sr. and Hazel Grace Shook Watkins; son, Bradley “Gene” Self; daughter, Marcia Self Abercrombie; three brothers, Harold Watkins, Lloyd Watkins Jr., and Benjamin Watkins; and two sisters, Joyce Epps and Martha Daniel. She is survived by three children, Stanley Self of Apison, TN, Patricia Shadwick of Chattanooga, TN and Reba Self of Rossville, GA.; sister, Sarah Hamilton of East Ridge, TN.; two brothers, Randall Watkins and Wayne Watkins both of Tunnel Hill, GA.; five grandchildren, Barbie, Christie, Jody, Becky and Haylee; four great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Tuesday July 6, 2021 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Ed Parsons and Rev. Don Self officiating. Interment will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 4-8 P.M. Monday and 1-2 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home. The family would like to thank Parkside Nursing Facility and Willowbrook Hospice for all they did for Betty and the family. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel 443 Boynton Dr. Ringgold, Georgia.