Rosemary C. Watts

Aug. 24, 1932 — Jan. 8, 2015

Rosemary C. Watts, 82, Winamac, passed away at 4:35 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 8, at Pulaski Health Care Center in Winamac.

She was born Aug. 24, 1932, in Star City, to John and Josephine (Winter) Hawkey.

Rosemary married Bill Watts on Aug. 5, 1966, in Mexico, Indiana. Bill survives.

Rosemary enjoyed woodworking, crocheting and camping. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her husband William “Bill” Watts of Winamac; daughter Tammy [Rich] Brown of Winamac; son John [Melissa] Watts in Winamac; granddaughters: Shelby Watts, Amber Watts and Nikki Watts; grandsons: Richie Brown and Dylan Brown; great-granddaughter Madysen Hoover; great-grandson Hunter Hoover; and sister Patricia Hill of Depoe Bay, Oregon.

She was preceded in death by her parents John and Josephine (Winter) Hawkey; and brothers Leo Hawkey and Harold Hawkey.

Visitation was 3-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12, at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at Frain Mortuary. Rev. Dave Stevens officiated. Burial took place in Riverbank Cemetery in Winamac.

Memorial contributions may be given to the family.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at

Pulaski County Journal

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Winamac, IN 46996

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