Funeral services for Ms. Delilah Jane Watkins, age 89 of Tullahoma, will be conducted at 12:00PM on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at Tullahoma Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Booneville Cemetery in Lincoln County, TN. The family will receive friends from 10:00AM until the time of services at the funeral home on Tuesday. Ms. Watkins passed from this life surrounded by her loving family on Friday, December 10, 2021, in Tullahoma, TN.
Delilah was born in Moore County, TN on November 5, 1932, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Esther Tomes. She was a devoted Christian and God-fearing woman. Delilah taught Sunday School classes at her church for many years, as well as singing and playing the piano. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.
In addition to her parents, Delilah is also preceded in death by her beloved husband, William Burns; sons, Eddie Burns and Randy Partin; daughter-in-law, Beth Burns; son-in-law, Kenneth “Butch” King; brothers, David and Bill Tomes; sister, Louise Underwood. She is survived by her son, Thomas Burns (Judy); daughter Judi King; daughter-in-law, Rita Partin; grandchildren, Donnie Meadows, Missy “Michelle” Trussell, Ray Burns, Kelley Burns Seagroves, Kevin Meadows, Brooke Burns Kohlmeier, Christopher King, and Julianna Burns; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve the Watkins Family.
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