Evangelist Patricia A Watkins


Evangelist Patricia A. Watkins departed this life for her heavenly home on May 16, 2020 at the age of 72. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God gave her peace in the midst of her storm.

Patricia was a faithful member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. L.C. Brown Sr. She continued her membership at the Ebenezer Full Gospel Baptist Church under the leadership of Bishop Michael A. Dickerson.

Patricia was a member of the Young Adult Choir, Gospel Choir, and Mass Choir. She also severed on the Kitchen Ministry, Deaconess Ministry, Evangelist Ministry and was the Founder and Leader of “Christina Women’s Fellowship.

Patricia enjoyed going to church, singing in the choir, fishing, sewing and outreach ministry. No matter what was going on in her life she would say: “I Am Blessed and Highly Favored.”

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Evelyn (Ivory) Jefferson and Robert Langston; husband, John M. Watkins; son, Jeffrey L. Watkins; brother, Robert Langston; and nephew, James L. Bradley Jr.

Patricia leaves to cherish her precious memories, daughter, Cheryl “Toni” (Rev. Dr. B. Emmanuel( Luther Sr.; grandsons, Jon Penick II and Quintin Langston; sister, Silvia L. Mattox; brothers, Minister Larry S. (Greta) Langston and Michael E. (Faye) Langston; nieces, Denise (Wayne) Walker and Stephanie (Anthony) Williams; nephews, James (Kenya) Reese Jr., Kirk Walker, Christopher Langston, and Joseph (Kara) Langston; aunt, Brenda (Paul) Honaker; and many great nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” ~II Timothy 4:7

Private Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Thursday, May 21, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave. Mask and Gloves are mandatory.

Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Macie Strickland

    Lady Pat, my sister and friend. You’ll long be missed. Your voice may be silent but your spirit lives on. Thank you for allowing God to use you. The laughs we had the talks we had the sharing we had has made me a stronger. Gonna miss you Girl. Love and prayer to your family. Love Sister Macie

  2. Elouise Walker

    My darling sister, I will miss your voice. I’m so grateful God allowed us to be sisters. I will see you again.

  3. Well you have entered Heaven with a Blast. I smile because I know that was your goal and your determination. I can see you running to see Jesus sitting at the right hand of his father. You will be missed but never forgotten. I love you Evangelist Patricia Watkins
    From Evangelist Lois Walker

  4. Evangelist Elaine Gammon

    Dear family. i will start by saying my heart is heavy after learning of the passing of my dear sister and friend Evangelist Patricia Watkins. Family just know that she left a memorable impression on her Ebenezer family. She will be missed by many. Sister Pat enjoy your new home

  5. Pastor LaMarr Scales and Family

    My heart is saddened at the falling asleep of a faithful supporter and encourager. Evangelist Watkins helped my mother, Supported my Aunt Evangelist Edwards as well as a phenomenal singer and Preacher of the Gospel. Rest well servant of God…

  6. Frieda McKarn

    I was so sorry to hear of the passing Evangelist Pat Watkins. I have so many fond memories of her. She truly loved the Lord and praised Him with every ounce she had in her. I can picture her shouting her way through the gates.

    My prayers are with the family, friends, and her Ebenezer Church family.

    Pat, I will miss you, but, I know I will see you again.

    Weeping may endure for a night. but, joy, sweet joy cometh in the morning.

    Rest on….HIs good and faithful servant.

  7. Min. Lajuana Brooks

    Evangelist Pat Watkins our virtuous woman of God. You fought a good fight of faith. Now wear your crown. I will always remember your high anointing with high praise. Your honesty also blessed many. I am so glad we enjoyed many Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship conferences together. You wear your crown really well. Love you more. Min. Lajuana Brooks & Familt

  8. My condolences to the the family, Evangelist Watkins will truly be missed, she have touched many lives than you will ever know, praying for you guys strength through this difficult time. God will take care of you.

  9. Rev. Kenneth & Phyllis Johnson

    To Sis. Cheryl and Pastor Luther,
    We are sorry to hear about the Loss of your Dear Mother Patricia Watkins.
    May God continue to be with you all at this time of Sorrow. Weeping May Endure for a Night, but, Joy will come in the Morning. Take Care my Brother and Sister.
    Pastor Kenneth & Phyllis Johnson.

  10. Foreman /jones family

    It is well ! My prayers go out to to the family . We are sorry to of this great lost , she woll be missed and love . Evangelist Michelle & Monika foreman

  11. It’s hard to believe that your seat in church will no longer be occupied by you, but the seat that has been chosen for you will be one on the right side of God and the way you run down the aisle, praising the Lord, well sis, what a lovier place can you end up at. I will miss you and prayers will continue to go up for your family. Our ministry of comfort family are so sorry for such a lost. Rest in peace . Evangelist, sleep peacefully.

  12. Bishop S. V. and Debra Wood

    On behalf of Bishop Stan & Debra Wood, we offer to the Watkins family our sincerest condolences in the transition of Evangelist Watkins. She will always be remembered as an anointed vessel of God who lived what she preached.

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