Lois A. Watkins

Lois Ann Watkins, 81, of Warsaw, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at 4:05 p.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor in Warsaw.

Mrs. Watkins graduated in 1954 from Huntington High School and attended Lutheran School of Nursing in Fort Wayne and Anderson College in Anderson. She retired in 1991 as a clerk at the United States Post Office in Leesburg after 19 years and was a former nurse’s aide at various area hospitals. She lived most of her life in the Huntington, North Webster, Leesburg and Warsaw areas.

She was a member of the National Rural Letter Carrier Association Auxiliary, grew up in the Huntington and North Webster Church of God and attended the United Methodist Church in Leesburg for many years.

She was born Oct. 30, 1936, in Huntington to Kermit L. and Olive M. Smith Funderburg. She married James L. “Jim” Watkins on Oct. 6, 1956, in North Webster, and he preceded her on July 27, 2014.

She is survived by a sister, Joan (Richard) Beall, of Syracuse.

Calling is today, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Owen Family Funeral Home, Ind.-13 and CR500N, North Webster. A funeral service will follow immediately after at the funeral home, with Rev. Mark Wagoner of the First Church of God in Neon, KY, officiating. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Leesburg Cemetery.

Memorials are to the United Methodist Church, PO Box 175, Leesburg, IN 46538 or Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice, PO Box 1196, Warsaw, IN 46581.

Online condolences may be sent at owenfamilyfuneralhome.com.