Mark Watkins, age 77, of Hiawassee passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020 after an extended illness. Mark was born on May 23, 1943 to the late Jack and Essie (Teems) Watkins. Mark was a nurse for 40 years. He is preceded in death by his above mentioned parents; brothers, Monroe Watkins, Harley Watkins, and Woodraw Watkins; and sisters, Christine Brown and Barbara Trout. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Cathy and Donald Grizzle, and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.