Nadine Hayden Watkins, age 78 of Conway, died Saturday at Conway. She was born April 22, 1926 at Peach Orchard, Arkansas to Lee Sexton and Francis (Cordle) Sexton. She was a housewife and had a love of flowers. She had a green thumb and could make most any plant thrive. She is survived by Robin Bufford, daughter of Conway; Gloria Fisher, daughter of Searcy; Donald Strain, son of Germany; Richard Sexton, brother of Pangburn; Jimmy Ellis, brother of Pangburn; Benny Weatherford, brother of Judsonia; Imogene Ellis, sister of Pangburn; Joann Caldwell, sister of Pangburn; Pauline Pearce, sister of Centralia, Illinois; Pat Imbierowicz, sister of O’Fallon, Missouri; six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Troy Watkins; parents, Lee and Francis Sexton; one sister; and two brothers. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the American Diabetes Association. Funeral services will be Monday at at McJesterBaptistChurch with interment to follow at LeggettCemetery.