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Cheryl Lynn (Raines) Watkins

May 5, 1957 — November 14, 2022

Franklin

Ms. Cheryl Watkins, age 65, of Franklin, KY, passed away on Monday, November 14th, 2022 at her residence in Franklin, KY.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 17th, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM with a memorial service to follow at 7:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory.  Ms. Watkins' wishes are to be cremated after Memorial Service.

Cheryl was born on May 5th, 1957 in Mount Holly, NJ to the late Lloyd Raines and the late Joan (Carr) Chambers.  She is also preceded in death by her step-mother, Nancy Raines; son, Jeremiah Watkins; and 3 siblings, Cindy Holmes, Christina Troutt, and Lloyd John Raines.

She is survived by her 3 children, Nancy Cleveland-Stadler (Dale) of Bowling Green, KY, Jonathan Watkins (Lora) of Franklin, KY and Racheal Haley (Kevin) of Rockfield, KY; 11 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and some nieces and nephews.

Cheryl enjoyed to sew, garden, play cards, be a mom, her grandkids and collecting things. It’s been said, she was the glue that held the family together.  She was a homemaker and caretaker.

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is www.gilbertfhonline.com. The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Cheryl Lynn (Raines) Watkins, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Thursday, November 17, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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Memorial Service

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

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325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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