Connie Ray Watkins of Forrest, Illinois passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018. She was born November the 11, 1953 in Ezel, Kentucky to Orville and Emma Watkins. She was a member of the Church of Christ and was a housewife. She is survived by a daughter Amanda Lykins and Ray Stokley of Forrest, Illinois, son Ronald Carmichael of Owingsville, seven grandchildren Samantha McCann and husband Casey, Zakk Romans, Bryant Kemplin, Makayla Kemplin, Makenzie Kemplin, Macy sparks, Raylee Patton and one great grandchild Gracie McCann, four sisters Sylvia Lamb and husband Shelby of Mt. Sterling, Patsy Watkins of Mt. Sterling, Linda George and husband Phil of Mt. Sterling, Debra Ross and husband Leon of West Liberty, serval nieces, nephews, uncles and aunts. And a very special uncle Earnest Watkins of Ezel. A memorial service will be held 1 PM Wednesday, November 21, 2018 with Brother Raymond and Sister Geraldine Townsend officiating. Friend may visit Wednesday from 11 AM till time of services. Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of services.