Mrs. Harriet M. Watts, age 86, of Robinson, Illinois, died Thursday February 7, 2013 at 7:10 AM at the United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville, Illinois, following a period of declining health.
Born October 31, 1926 in Robinson, Illinois, she was the daughter of Dr. Harry W. and Edith M. (Bradford) Kinney. On August 3, 1947 she married Jack J. Watts and he preceded her in death on April 29, 2006.
Harriet was a homemaker and was employed by Crawford County State Bank, Robinson, Illinois from 1944 to 1945. Her memberships include the 1st Christian Church, Robinson, Illinois; Robinson Minerva Club where she was the treasurer for several years and PEO Chapter IG. She lived in Sterling Illinois for 10 years; Urbana, Illinois for 10 years and Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina for 14 years.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Jack K. and Carol Watts, Robinson, Illinois; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Dennis “D.J.” Kennedy, Taylorville, Illinois; four grandchildren, Stephen and Ashley Kennedy; Robert Kennedy; Bryan Watts; Lindsey Watts; two great-grandchildren, Lillian and Ava Kennedy; a sister and brother-in-law, Susie and Dr. John Newlin, Robinson, Illinois and several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Jack J. Watts on April 29, 2006; a sister, Mary Jane Richart in 1982.
Funeral service will be Monday February 11, 2013 at 10:30 AM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Illinois with Rev. T. R. Akers officiating. Visitation will be Sunday February 10, 2013 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Illinois and Monday February 11, 2013 from 8:00 AM until time of service at 10:30 AM. Burial will be in the Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Illinois.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation with envelopes available at the funeral home.