Candace “Candy” Gay Livengood (Watkins) (Small), 73, of Augusta, passed away Tuesday (Dec. 24, 2019) in Augusta. Candace was born July 20, 1946, in Wichita, to the late Janice (Corley) and George L. "Pat" Small.
Candace retired as a Kansas Turnpike Authority toll collector after 26 years of service.
In 1965, she married John P. Watkins Jr. in Augusta; he preceded her in death. In 2005, she married Eugene Livengood in El Dorado; he preceded her in death.
Candace was also preceded in death by her brother, George Small Jr.; sister, Debby Cornwell; and grandson, Garrett Watkins.
She is survived by sons, John P. Watkins III and wife Christy, and James R. Watkins and wife Kathy; sisters, Sandy Allen and Shelly Vail; brother, Danny Small; grandchildren, Aaron Watkins, Ryan Watkins and wife Becca, and Blake Watkins and fiancé Jojo Hollis; and one great-grandchild, Avery Watkins.
Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Monday (Dec. 30, 2019) at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.
Memorial donations to Ronald McDonald House of Wichita.