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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Lori Watkins

(434) 369-4782
701 Broad Street
Altavista, VA 24517-1831

Across from AltaVista Post Office

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Office Info

Office Hours

8:30am - 6pm
After Hours by Appointment
Call us 24 hours a day!


701 Broad Street
Altavista, VA 24517-1831



Welcome to Lori Watkins State Farm Insurance, where your financial security is our top priority. Our agency is not just about insurance; it's about building lasting relationships, providing exceptional coverage, and being there for you every step of the way. With a strong commitment to personalized service and a comprehensive range of insurance recommendations, we're your go-to destination for all your insurance needs if you live in Virginia, Maryland or Tennessee.

Why Choose Us?

  • Valuable Knowledge: With years of experience serving the community, our team understands the unique insurance needs of Virginia residents. We're well-versed in the local landscape and make sure our offerings are created to suit your specific requirements.

  • Comprehensive Coverage: We offer a wide array of insurance options, including auto, home, renters, life, and business insurance. Whether you're an individual, a family, or a business owner, we have the perfect coverage to safeguard what matters most to you.

  • Personalized Approach: At Lori Watkins State Farm Insurance, you're not just a policyholder – you're a valued member of our extended family. We take the time to listen to your concerns, assess your needs, and design individualized insurance recommendations that align with your goals.

  • Exceptional Customer Care: Our commitment to customer satisfaction is unwavering. Have a question? Need to make a claim? We're here for you 24/7. Our goal and desire is to provide prompt and responsive assistance whenever you need it.

  • Community Engagement: We're not just an insurance agency; we're an integral part of the community. From sponsoring local events to participating in charitable initiatives, we believe in giving back and making a positive impact in the lives of those we serve.

  • Value-Added Services: Beyond insurance coverage, we offer valuable resources to help you make informed decisions. Our educational materials and professional recommendations empower you to understand your options and make informed choices for your future.

Join the Lori Watkins State Farm Insurance Family

Whether you're looking for comprehensive auto insurance to protect your vehicle, a detailed home insurance policy to secure your haven, or reliable life insurance to ensure your loved ones' well-being, Lori Watkins State Farm Insurance is here to support you every step of the way. Experience the feelings that comes from partnering with a valued name in the industry.

Discover the difference of Lori Watkins State Farm Insurance. Contact us today for a personalized consultation and take the first step toward a more secure and protected future. Your comfort and confidence are our passion, and we can't wait to welcome you to our State Farm family.

Lori is a proud volunteer of the Avoca Museum and Board of Directors Member for the Altavista Chamber of Commerce. She founded the Altavista Christmas Stocking Scavenger Hunt and supports Altavista Combined School and Liberty University.

Lori holds an MBA from the University of Denver, a Bachelors degree from LSU and an Associate Degree in Claims, Property & Casualty and Life & Health VA licenses and works in conjunction with Rocket Professional for all your home buying or refinancing needs.

Lori has three adult children and is a soon to be grandmother of 3 beautiful girls. She is an active church member who enjoys traveling, friendships, family, Bible study, cheering on LSU’s football team, and the beauty and history of Virginia.

A fun fact about Lori: She was born on the Fort Hood military base in Texas while both her father and Elvis were stationed together!

Stop by Lori Watkins State Farm Insurance office or give her or her team a call today to get started on an insurance quote! We look forward to having you join our State Farm Family!

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products

Banking, Annuities, Home Loans

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We vow to support not only the community, but your family, with a faith-based integrity and to provide you with knowledge of how to protect your everyday risks. We are the HOMETOWN Agent of south central Virginia!

Team Members include:

Amber Nordquist will handle all of your billing and service needs,

Jeff Smith is our office manager, and lead account member,

Liz Maddox is one of our spectacular Account Manager's and is eager to help you with all your insurance needs.

Tana Burroughs helps Amber with billing and service. She is my only virtual team member and the one you might get a text or an email from reminding you of things you need to be aware of regrading your current policy.

All of us are eager to serve your insurance needs in Auto, Home, Life, Health. Call us today and let us help you secure your future!


Jeff Smith

Office Manager

Jeff is licensed to help you with Life & Health and Property & Casualty insurance. He joined Lori Watkins State Farm Insurance in May 2021 and has enjoyed helping our customers find the right coverage for their insurance needs ever since. With a background in banking, Jeff is well aware of how to manage your budget and help your life go right. Jeff is originally from Baltimore, MD, but currently lives in Lynchburg, VA and will soon be having his first child. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his lovely wife, playing piano, singing and watching TV. Come visit Jeff or give our Altavista, VA office a call today for a free insurance quote!


Amber Nordquist

Customer Service Representative

Amber is a life long citizen of Altavista. She is thrilled to be able to provide great customer service to all our State Farm customers. While Amber is licensed to provide you Property and Casualty and Life/Health insurance, she has come to be known as our billing guru! If you have a question about your bill, she is your go to gal! Call Amber to handle all your customer service needs at Lori Watkins State Farm.