Ann E. Watts – Carmi

Ann E. Watts, 87, of Carmi, Illinois, died Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.  She was born September 6, 1933, in Phillipstown, Illinois, the daughter of Ernest Eugene Rogers and Viola (Benton) Rogers.

Ann was a retired nursing assistant and a member of the Stewart Street Baptist Church in Carmi.  She enjoyed reading, sewing and following the careers of Tiger Wood and Dale Earnhardt.  Her work career included working at the Carmi Township Hospital and later Welborn Hospital, from where she retired.  In her retirement, she ran a cleaning service in the evenings.

Survivors include sons Steve (Sharon) Samson, Mark (Debra) Smithpeters, all of Carmi; grandchildren Alden (Mary) Hutchison and Amy Degenhardt; great grandchildren Sophia Hutchison, Peter Hutchison, Ava Hutchison, Eli Degenhardt, and Madison Degenhardt.

Graveside service is 11 am, Saturday, September 19, 2020, at White County Memorial Gardens west of Carmi.

Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi is in charge of arrangements.