Evangelist Annette B. Watkins, daughter of the late Flora Mae Bounds and Edward Bounds Jr. was born on January 15, 1952, in Shubuta, Mississippi. She attended the public schools of Clarke County. She worked in a poultry manufacturing plant in her early adulthood. At an early age she professed her faith in Jesus Christ and joined Spiritual True Holiness Church where she was a dedicated member. She later joined Miracle Faith Revival Church where she served faithfully as an Evangelist and First Lady of the Church.\n\nShe was united in holy matrimony to Reverend Paul Louis Watkins and they relocated to Stevensville, Md. This union included the blessing of three children. Reverend Watkins preceded her in death on December 1, 2022.\n\nEvangelist Watkins was a member of the Soul Saving Station and received religious certifications through the Church of God in Christ. As a result of her generous spirit and pleasant personality, she was loved by many. She was very family oriented and her favorite hobby was spending time with her family. Her love was unconditional to her loved ones and she would give anyone anything she had if they needed it. She loved cooking, shopping, singing gospel music and ministering to others about the goodness of the Lord. Her Christian life was as beautiful as the flowers that she loved. She had a smile that would light up the darkest room and a heart so big with never ending love for all. Her loving personality impacted many and her influence will forever remain in the lives of all who knew her. She departed this life on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Arthur Bounds and Sylvester Bounds.\n\nHer beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her children: James Bounds (Preston, Md), Latonya White (Preston, Md), and Monique Samb (Glen Burnie, Md); 3 grandkids, Shakitha Kinsey, Jasmine Kinsey and Jeremiah Bounds, four great grandchildren, brother, Charles Bounds and aunt, Theresa Blackston. Her best friend, Doris Gaines, close friend, Jackie Martin and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and children she took in over the years as her own.