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Vivian Faye Watkins, age 68

Vivian Faye Watkins was born November 30, 1953 and departed March 4, 2022. She was born in Little Rock Arkansas to Mrs. Mary and Mr. Horace Abernathy.

She was an extremely Family Loving oriented person. She was a hard worker. Vivian Faye was determined to raise her children, provide, teach her children about Jesus and life lessons regardless of situations with the help of the Lord. She liked to keep a clean house, sew, cook, and travel especially to conventions and church functions. She was a member of GFP. Vivian Faye was baptized in Jesus Name in 1975 and confessed she received the Gift of the Holy Ghost. She enjoyed and got very excited when talking about Jesus. She also enjoyed church service, participating in Sunday school, singing in the choir, listening and sharing the Gospel with the Missionary Department. This was just a part of her life legacy.

She was preceded in death by her father Horace Abernathy Jr and sister Tina Abernathy Middleton.

She leaves behind to cherish her memories mother Mary Abernathy of Little Rock AR; one brother Raymond Abernathy of Little Rock AR; three sisters Pamela Cash, Karen Williams and Frenchie Abernathy all of Little Rock AR; her two children Gwendolyn Williams (Tim Williams), and Christopher Watkins of Little Rock AR; she had 4 grandchildren Kiara, Xavier, Chrishon, and Jawod; and 3 great grandchildren; and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, church family and friends.

Visitation March 12, 2022, 1pm, funeral following at 2pm Greater 1st Pentecostal Church located at 5302 AR Hwy 161, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72117

Arrangements entrusted A Natural State Funeral Service. 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400.

To view a tribute slideshow of Vivian, please follow the link provided below.


  • Sharhonda Abernathy Posted March 9, 2022 8:32 PM

    Please accept our condolences during this time.

  • Mary Williams Butler Posted March 10, 2022 5:15 AM

    Rest well my friend your presence will be missed

  • Donna Hampton Posted March 10, 2022 10:02 PM

    Such a beautiful sister in the Lord. She will be greatly missed. Peace and a comfort to Sis. Gwen and entire family.

  • Evelyn Coleman Webb Posted March 10, 2022 10:53 PM

    Extending to all the family my most heartfelt sympathy and condolences. I grew up at GFP also.

  • Martha Brooks Posted March 11, 2022 7:28 PM

    Rest on my dear, We Loved You But God Loved You Best. You will truly be missed. A True Woman Of God & a long time Friend of mine.

  • Carolyn Cooksey Posted March 11, 2022 9:45 PM

    My condolences to the family. ❤️🙏🏿❤️

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