Bivian Eula Wilson Watts Collins
Bivian Eula Wilson Watts Collins, 98 went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 22, 2020. She was born on May 21, 1921 to Robert Warden "Bob" Wilson and Annie Riley Doss Wilson in Monticello.
She graduated from Drew Central High School and the Brian's School of Business in 1941. She worked 35 years as a private secretary. During WW II, she worked at the Jacksonville Ordinance Plant and the Pine Bluff Arsenal. She married Harold Watts in 1945. He was in the Navy and stationed in Jacksonville and Miami, Fla. There she worked in naval records. In 1962 she began work as Executive Secretary for the Vice President at the University of Arkansas at Monticello and remained in that position for 21 years. She also worked as Deputy Circuit Clerk in the Drew County Court House until her retirement. In 1976 she married John R. Collins.
She was a member of Second Baptist Church, Extension Homemakers of America and American Legion Auxiliary where she served as President, Secretary/Treasurer and Platform Page during the annual conventions. She also served as District President of American Legion Auxiliary for six years.
She is preceded in death by husbands, Harold Watts and John Collins, by one son, Douglas Keenan Watts and great-grandson, Daniel Miller Greeson.
She is survived by one daughter, Sandra Kay (Rick) Greeson; granddaughter, Beth (Jason) Roach; grandson, Lee (Christie) Greeson, all of Little Rock; granddaughter, June (Jason) West, of Clinton, S.C.; great-grandchildren, Riley, Maggie and Annie Roach, Noah and Hannah Greeson; Promis, Randy, BJ, Patsy, Poppy, Paige, Paizley and Jaxson West.
Funeral services were 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home, 942 U.S. Hwy 425 North, Monticello. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery. Family visitation was held after the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to, Arkansas Baptist Children's Home, 10 Remington Drive, Little Rock, 72204 or Baptist Home for Children, PO Box 427, Monticello, 71657.
Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.