Betsy J. Watkins Matthews

Betsy J. Watkins Matthews, 70, of Winamac, Ind., passed away Thursday morning, May 8, 2014, at Pulaski Health Care Center, Winamac.

She was born in Bellefontaine on Oct. 8, 1943, to the late Marion F. and Eva Gladys Groves Watkins. She also was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Megan O. Matthews; brother, John C. Watkins; and sister, Betty Jean Watkins.

Betsy is survived by a daughter, Michelle Dawn (Todd) Schmicker of Winamac, Ind.; four grandchildren, Whitney, Wyatt, Caleb and Cierra; a brother, Glenn W. Watkins of Kenton; and a sister, Ramona Harris of Bellefontaine.

Betsy was employed by Pulaski County, Indiana, where she was the auditor for eight years, treasurer for six years and the clerk of courts for four years.

She was a member of First Christian Church, Bellefontaine.

Pastor Jonathan Bull officiates a funeral at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine. Private burial is in Bellefontaine Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulaski Health Care Center Activities Fund, 624 W. 13th St., Winamac IN 46996.

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