Wilma ‘Jane’ Jean Watters, 65, Casey, Ill.March 4, 2019
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.
More on DuboisCountyHerald.com
This semester, 28 students are enrolled in the Career Advancement Partnership program at...
A chorus of stomps sounded in Dana Howard’s preschool class at Holy Trinity Catholic School...
Three seldomly used Jasper parks will be stripped of their equipment and decommissioned in the...
Jasper Community Arts will present a performance by the McNasty Brass Band at 7:30 p.m. Saturday...
About 20 veterans shared about themselves and their service at Southridge High School’s...
A Dubois County Airport Authority board member died last month and his fellow board members...
As with Veterans Day itself, the numbers associated with World War II infantryman Louis Schmidt...
It’s all over. After countless hours of practice in the blistering heat and freezing cold,...