Donarieta Watkins McBrayer age 86, departed this life to be with her loving Savior on July 7, 2020. She joins in heaven her father, Chester Lafayette Watkins; mother, Bessie Carr White Watkins; husband, James N. McBrayer; brother, Jim Watkins; sister, Shirley Hamby; sister, Toni Long; brother, David Watkins; brother, Marcus Watkins; brother, Jerry Watkins, and sister, Judy Norton. She is immediately survived by daughter & son-in-law, Jama and Ken Godwin; son & daughter-in-law, Joe and Brandi McBrayer; son & daughter-in-law, Jon and Cindy McBrayer; nieces, Amanda Norton and Vickie Atchley; grandchildren Noah Jones, Jake, Jordan, Cooper, Will and Hali Jo McBrayer; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Family and friends will assemble for a graveside service and interment at 11:00 A.M., on Saturday July 11, 2020 at the Grandview Cemetery Pavilion. She was beloved by all who knew her, and she was a strong prayer warrior for Christ Jesus. Her gentle, loving kindness will be missed by those who are still on this good earth. We all look forward to seeing her again in heaven. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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