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Alicia Mae "Lish" Riley Watkins, age 70 of Tazewell, VA died Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA. Born April 29, 1947 at Harlem, NY she was a daughter of the late Charles and Margaret Smith Riley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Watkins, Jr. Alicia was a homemaker, wife and mother and was loved by many.
She is survived by her daughters, Patricia, Aletia, and Barbara; one sister, Evelyn Jammers and husband; grandchildren, Alenia, DeShawn, Olivia, Edward, and Amanda; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Peery & St.Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA where funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM with the Reverend Dr. Janice Harris officiating.
Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Tazewell, VA.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com
Published on September 6, 2017
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