Janet Watkins


    Janet Watkins was born April 29, 1944 in Rolla, Missouri to Henry and Edith (Barnette) Scott and passed away December 21, 2021 at the age of 77 years.


    Janet was married to Luman Watkins for 55 years.
    Janet and her husband Luman were the owners of Watkins Portables for 45 years with Janet running the company herself for the last seven years after the passing of her husband.
    While not working, she enjoyed going to bluegrass festivals or to the movies and theater, cooking meals for her family, and watching westerns. Janet was proud of her large collection of bells.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Edity Scott; husband, Luman Watkins; and brother, Little Doss Scott.
    She is survived by three sons, Scott Watkins and wife Paula of Rolla, Missouri, Jeff Watkins and wife Susan of Rolla, Missouri and Randy Watkins and wife Frederica of Rolla, Missouri; five grandchildren, Jamie Bedrosian and husband John of St. Louis, Missouri, Jessie Edwards and husband Zachary of Valirico, Florida, Jeremy Watkins of Rolla, Missouri, Amber Treece of Rolla, Missouri and Joshua Treece of Webster Groves, Missouri; two great grandchildren, John Bedrosian of St. Louis, Missouri and Marigold Ball of Columbia, Missouri; sister, Bettie Scott of Rolla, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Janet was buried at the Macedonia Cemetery with her family present.
    Arrangements under the direction of Rolla Cremation and Memorial in Rolla, Missouri.