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BOYKINS, Alton age 70, of Atlanta, GA passed  on June 25, 2019.

The Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Alton Boykins will be held on Monday, July 1, 2019 at 12 Noon at Enon Baptist Church, 3550 Enon Road, College Park, GA. Pastor Gregory L. Pollard, officiating. Interment, Westview Cemetery.

He is survived by his loving wife, Pauline Boykins; daughter-in love, Camilya; and her children, Isaiah, Jeremy, and India; siblings and other relatives.

Public viewing Sunday, June 30, 2019 from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM at our chapel.

Willie A. Watkins Historic West End Chapel (404) 758-1731

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  • Thursday, June 27, 2019
    The staff of Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home will keep you and your family in our prayers.
    ~ Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019
    I want to offer my condolences to the family and friends. It is a painful thing to lose someone very precious, yet no one else can really know all that you feel except our Heavenly Father. He knows and feels your pain. Allow him to give the comfort you need at this time through prayer as he invites us to do at Philippians 4:6, 7 “…in everything by prayer and supplication along with thanksgiving, let your petitions be made known to God;7 and the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus.” He has promised that under his Kingdom rule he will remove sickness, old age, and death from his human family (Isaiah 33:24; Job 33:24, 25; 1 Corinthians 15:26). May you be comforted by these words.
    ~ VScott   GA
  • Saturday, June 29, 2019
    My deepest sympathy to the Boykins family. I am so sorry for your loss. I hope the promise at Rev. 21:3,4 provides comfort to you during this very difficult time.
  • Saturday, June 29, 2019
    Our sincere condolences to all of you on the loss of your loved one. Please find comfort found in the words at Revelation 21:4 - And he (God) will wipe out every tear from their eyes (you and I), and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” May the God of all comfort provide your family the strength to cope with your loss. May this article bring you a measure of comfort: https://www.jw.org/en/publications/magazines/awake-no3-2018-nov-dec/
    ~ Shelly
  • Saturday, June 29, 2019
    We have lost a close friend who will be dearly missed. We always could depend on Big Al being there to support us no matter what the situation was. Missing him is an under statement. And to Pauline and the entire family, we are wishing each of you Godspeed during your healing process.
    ~ James and Gwendolyn Russell   Atlanta, GA
  • Friday, June 28, 2019
    You have my deepest condolences. May the words at Isaiah 41:10,13 bring comfort to your hearts during this difficult time, Psalm 46:1.
    ~ M Jones   LA
  • Friday, June 28, 2019
    May Jehovah the God of all comfort be with the family during this most difficult time. Psalms 83:18
  • Friday, June 28, 2019
    I’m so sorry for your loss. In the Bible, Psalms 37:9-11 mentions that we have hope that all suffering will end, and this world will be done away with, and we can live in a new paradise earth with our loved ones. To learn more information, and to see bible scriptures about this topic, you can go to www.jw.org.
    ~ A Smith
  • Sunday, June 30, 2019
    These words of deepest sympathy are sent with the hope that, as time goes by, cherished memories will help bring you inner peace, and make your loved one seem still very close to you. May the memories, that mean the most to you, live forever in your heart, and may the sure hope of the resurrection (Isaiah 26:19; John 5:28,29; Acts 24:15) comfort and strengthen you as you await the fulfillment. Please remember “memories have no expiration dates” wishing your family comfort and peace at this difficult time.
    ~ J.B   Asheville, NC
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019
    I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one and I would like to extend my deepest condolence to the family. May you find comfort in God’s words in (Revelation 21: 4.)
    ~ joyceA   DE
  • Friday, June 28, 2019
    Pauline, we were saddened to hear of Alton's passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you
    ~ John, Debbie, Jessica and Jennifer Morse   Savannah, GA
  • Friday, June 28, 2019
    My sincere condolences goes out to the family during this difficult time. May you find a measure of comfort in God's promise at Revelation 21:3,4 where we look forward to a time when there will be no more pain and death any more.  You may also visit this website https://www.jw.org/en/bible-teachings/questions/
    ~ Hope
  • Friday, June 28, 2019
    To Pauline, and the entire Boykins and Crane Families. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this most difficult time of bereavement. May the Peace of GOD which transcends all understanding will guard and comfort your hearts and minds. We extend our love and fondest regards. Brother Alton Boykins, was a devoted and faithful member at Enon; who will be greatly missed. Rest in peace Bro. Boykins, we salute you. With Our Deepest Sympathy February Birth Month Family The Enon Church
    ~ February Birth Month   College Park
  • Saturday, June 29, 2019
    I am sorry for your loss. We have a sure hope of seeing our love ones again, because Jesus said at John 5:28,29 Do not be amazed at this for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.
    ~ P. Smith   Carrollton, GA
  • Saturday, June 29, 2019
    Please accept my sincere condolences. Your family and friends can be a great source of comfort during such a grievous time. You can also find comfort from Jehovah the God of comfort. 2 Cor: 1: 3,4
    ~ Rhonda
  • Sunday, June 30, 2019
    So sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort give you his peace to endure this difficult time. God promises to restore life to those lost in death by means of a resurrection. In fact, he yearns to do so. (Job 14: 14 & 15). To learn more visit: www.jw.org
    ~ D Blatch
  • Sunday, June 30, 2019
    May Jehovah the God of all comfort, comfort your family during this time of grief and sorrow. Death is something that effects us all but the Bible does provide comfort and hope at this time.-1 Corinthians 15:20-22 also John 5:28,29. I will pray for your family. Sorry for your loss. Please visit www.jw.org for more comfort and healing.
    ~ D Hall   Lawrenceville, GA
  • Sunday, June 30, 2019
    My deep condolences on the loss of your loved one. This comforting article has helped many to cope with grief: https://www.jw.org/finder?wtlocale=E&docid=102018088&srcid=share
    ~ Grace A