April 20, 1964 - December 21, 2013 Resided in Paterson, NJ
Michelle Yvette Watkins, also known to many as "Bridgette," was born on April 21, 1964 in Camden, South Carolina.
She attended John F. Kennedy High School and graduated in June of 1982. Michelle went off to live her own life after high school, she remained in touch with her family and maintained a very close relationship with her son Dashawn.
She was employed by Graybell and Sons in her early years. She loved her grandchildren Dashawn Jr. and Autumn.
Michelle also known as "Bridgette" was known to be a humble, loving and caring person.
She was preceded in death by her father Matthew Watkins, a brother, Richard Dean Watkins "Jus", and a devoted friend, Monte Frame.
Michelle departed this life on Saturday, December 21, 2013, in Saint Joseph Hospital, Paterson, New Jersey.
Michelle leaves behind her mother Catherine Watkins, two children, a son Dashawn Watkins of Paterson New Jersey, and a daughter Lachelle Watkins, two grandchildren, Dashawn Jr. and Autumn Watkins, two sisters Teresa and Tremaine Watkins, and a brother Timothy Watkins. Three nieces Tranaya, Naree, Ashley and three nephews Darryl, Nazir and Azziz. One great niece Camille Thomas. Best friends, Shereen Frame, Dorothy Downy, Ann Bitter, Ethel Bolds, Karen and Pammy Davis and a host of other aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.