Jack Watkins Passes
May 14, 2008 at 8:33 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends prayers and condolences to the family of songwriter/guitarist JACK WATKINS, who passed away FRIDAY, MAY 9th at his home in PEARL, MS. Funeral services were held MONDAY (5/12) in nearby CRYSTAL SPRINGS.
JACK is the former band leader for CONNIE SMITH, whom he was once married to. He also played lead guitar for RONNIE MILSAP's band and wrote several instrumental songs that CHET ATKINS recorded.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the BAPTIST CHILDREN'S VILLAGE in JACKSON, MS.