Karen Watkins, 57

Karen S. Watkins (Sowards), 57, of Mt. Orab, died April 30.

She was a member fo the Mt. Orab VFW Women’s Auxiliary Post 9772, Bible Baptist Church, Batavia YMCA, O.E.S. Portsmouth 424 and was formerly employed at Scioto Memorial Hospital and the Ole Market Square as a social worker and activities coordinator. She also worked at Area Agency on Aging in Portsmouth and West Union.

Watkins is survived by her husband David, daughter Jennifer (Jason) Rankin and parents Marvin and Pat Fasure and numerous cousins, aunts, uncles, family and friends and family pet Mr. Wiggles.

Visitation 10 a.m. until noon services May 5 at Bible Baptist Church in Mt. Orab. Graveside services at 11 a.m. May 6 at Memorial Burial Park in Whellersburg, Ohio.