Hilda Watkins, age 80 of Gainesville, GA passed away January 2, 2013. She is survived by her children, Richard H. Watkins, Sharon Watkins Hightower and her husband, Matthew, Dr. Mark T. Watkins and his wife, Dana; grandchildren, Andrew Hightower, Austin Hightower, Haley Watkins, Hannah Watkins, Hollyn Watkins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas R. Watkins. Mrs. Watkins was a native of Mobile, Alabama, a longtime resident of Gwinnett County and a graduate of Auburn University. Hilda was a member of Oak Road Lutheran Church and former member of Trinity Lutheran Church A Funeral Service Celebrating the Life of Hilda Watkins will be held Sunday, January 6 at 2:00PM at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel with Rev. Dale A. Sillik officiating. Entombment will be held at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday from 12 noon until service time, at the funeral home. Condolences may be viewed or sent to www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, “A Family Company” Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.