Judy Watkins Will Be Remembered for Smile, Energy

September 04, 2018
Judy Watkins

Judy Autry Watkins, 76, of Burgaw, passed away Sunday in Chapel Hill.

After working as director of medical records at Pender Memorial Hospital for 48 years, Judy retired July 31, 2013.

“Even when Judy wasn’t feeling well, she still had that incredible sparkle in her eye and smile on her face,” said Ruth Glaser, President of Pender Memorial Hospital. “What an incredible joy she was to work with.”

“Judy was a dear, dear lady who always had a smile and a spring in her step,” said David Long, NHRMC Director of Patient Care Operations and former Administrator at PMH.

Judy’s family will receive friends 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Friendly Community Baptist Church with funeral service beginning at 11 a.m. in the church sanctuary. The Rev. Roger Brittingham will conduct the service. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Park.

Read the complete obituary here.