Henry J. Watkins, age 97, died Thursday, November 8, 1990 at a Logan nursing home of causes incident to age.

Born May 3, 1893 in Ogden, Utah, the son of Franklin R. and Hannah E. Newman Watkins. He was the 2nd of eight children. He married Edna Deane Rawson in 1921, they were later divorced, and then remarried. He was called to the Netherlands Mission on March 12, 1912, and served for 29 months. He volunteered for service in the US Army during World War I, on May 28, 1917, serving in France. He was a representative for Ogden Wholesale Grocery and Utah Wholesale Grocery, serving Northern Utah and Southern Idaho for 35 years.Survived by wife, Logan; children, H. J. (Jim) Watkins Jr., Clearfield; Marilynn W. Gianelo, Salt Lake; Keith W. Watkins, Providence; Grace W. Kofoed, West Sacramento, Calif.; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services, 12 noon Monday, in the Allen-Hall Mortuary in Logan. Friends may call at the mortuary 2 hours prior to services. Interment, Providence Cemetery.

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