Wilma ‘Jane’ Jean Watters, 65, Casey, Ill.

Wilma “Jane” Jean Watters, 65, of Casey, Illinois, passed away at 12:50 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019, at Casey Health Care Center. 

She was born December 5, 1953, in Martin County, Indiana, the daughter of Earl C. Witt and Doris Imogene Hopkins Witt.

Wilma was retired from Casey Tool and Machine and previously worked as a CNA in the Casey nursing homes.  She was a member of the Mt. Zion Church of Loogootee, Indiana. 

Wilma enjoyed attending auctions and rummage sales, working crossword puzzles and playing Bingo.  She loved animals.

Survivors include her long-time companion, Terry Duvall of Casey, Illinois; children, Robin Witt Piper (Bill) of English, Indiana; James Witt (Heather) of Casey and  Lonnie Hill of Robinson, Illinois; grandchildren, Casey Blair, Clayton Blair, Michael Witt, Eli Witt, Evan Witt, Devon Hill, Alexis Hill, Zander Hill and Nathan Hill; sisters, Virginia Witt of Jasper, Indiana, and Peggy Carrico of Jasper; brothers, David Witt of Triangle, Virginia, and Donald Witt of Shoals, Indiana; and many nephews and nieces. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Linda Hill, Marsha Witt and Thelma Witt; and brothers, William Witt and Johnny Raymond Witt.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Markwell Funeral Home, 200 N. Central Ave., Casey, with Pastor Danny Harper officiating. Burial will follow in Casey Cumberland Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service at Markwell Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or Riley Hospital for Children, 705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202.

Memorial tributes and condolences may be sent to the family at www.markwellfuneralhome.com.

Markwell Funeral Home of Casey, Illinois, is in charge of the arrangements.




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