July 23, 2008
Monday, July 28, 2008
Sharon Mae (Lippencott) Watkins 66 of Milford Center, Ohio passed away peacefully, Wednesday, July 23, 2008 in the Gables at Green Pastures in Marysville, Ohio.
She is born December 2, 1941 in Urbana the daughter of Ronald and Martha (Wilson) Lippencott.
Sharon graduated in 1959 from Urbana Local Schools. She retired from Huntington Bank in Marysville as a loan officer. She also, worked for several years with the American Red Cross in Marysville.
Sharon was a member of the Golden Girls and was a director of the Miami Valley Steam Threshers. She loved gardening and watching birds and butterflies. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, James Watkins, her mother, Martha Lippencott of Urbana, her daughter, Cindy (Dana) Hurst of Mechanicsburg, her son, Mike Watkins of Woodstock; her grandchildren, Andy (Ashlee) Hurst, Dusty Hurst, Michelle Watkins and Nick Watkins; her brothers, Donald (Elaine) Lippencott of Martinsville, VA and Charles (Susan Fornoff) Lippencott of Urbana; and numerous nieces and nephews of several generations as well as many friends.
She is preceded in death by her father, Ronald.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Sunday, July 27, 2008 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, 235 Miami St. Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday July 28, 2008 in the funeral home with the Dr. Rev. Harley Roston officiating. Burial will follow in Kingscreek Cemetery, Kingscreek, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Ohio Division, Inc., Southwest Region 2808 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45206 or Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church, 42 N. Main St. Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044.