2013-09-24 / Obituaries

Mary E. Watkins, 87

Mary E. Watkins, 87, Quincy, Indiana, passed away on September 17, 2013 at the Meadow Lake of Mooresville, Indiana. She was born on June 13, 1926, in Harlan County, Kentucky, and was the daughter of the late Lewis G. and Rhoda Catherine [Gibbons] Greene.

She was married to Cleo R. Watkins on July 20, 1946, and he preceded her in death on March 7, 1999. She is survived by her children, Pamela June Strielmeier and husband, Jimmy, Memphis, Tennessee, Russell M. Watkins, Solsberry, Steven C. Watkins and wife, Brenda, Plainfield, James I. Watkins, Martinsville, and Gerald “Jerry” A. Watkins and wife, Laura, Quincy; her sister, Lois Kimberly, Washington; and her brother, William Greene and wife, Anna, Cloverdale; 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was a member of the Alaska Christian Church and had served as a cook at the Putnam County Hospital.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at 3:30 p.m. at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Interment was in the Mannan Cemetery.

In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by her siblings, Caroline Shoopman, Dorothy Muncy, John C. Greene, Donald V. Greene, Melvin Greene, Millard Greene, Lewis G. Greene, and Seven other Siblings.

Condolences may be sent to the family at: cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net.

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