Dorothy was born on March 29, 1947 to Zettie Mae Hoyle and Sam Watkins in Memphis, Tennessee.
She was preceded in death by both parents and a brother Walter Watkins. She leaves to cherish her memories three daughters, Demetria Watkins of Fort Walton Beach, FL, Terri (Johnnie) Watkins-Davis of Orange Park, FL, Andrea (Ty) Davis of Orange Park, FL and one son Anthony (Sharon) Watkins of Jacksonville, FL. Dorothy also leaves behind one sister Linda Selmon of Memphis, TN and three, brothers James (Tish) Selmon of Memphis, TN, Curtis (Kathleen) Selmon of Memphis, TN and David (Margaret) Selmon of Burlington, Iowa. She also leaves six grandsons and 11 great grand children and a host of other family and friends. Dorothy loved to read novels and watch mystery TV shows. She was an avid BINGO player that loved spending time with her family. Her life and legacy will forever live on.