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Wanda Gail (Hurst) Watts

June 18, 1955 ~ May 4, 2020 (age 64)


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Wanda Gail Watts, age 64, of Albion, died Monday, May 4, 2020 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Wanda was born in Lackey, Kentucky on June 18, 1955 to the late James Raymond and Gladys (Gibson) Hurst. She was a 1972 East Noble High School graduate and was employed with the Budd Company in Kendallville for many years. Later, she enrolled in courses at Brown Mackie College and become a medical assistant. She worked for Parkview Regional Medical Center, Parkview Noble Hospital and the Parkview Walk-In Clinic.

Survivors include:
Son, Christopher and Kathy Watts of Albion.
Son, Ryan Watts of Fort Wayne.
Four grandchildren: Cheyenna Royal-Watts of Kendallville; Justin Watts of Garrett; Dylan Watts of Albion; and Paige Watts of LaGrange. One great grandchild, Carter Royal-Watts.
Brother, Jim and Becky Hurst of Auburn.
Sister, Linda and Ray Taylor of Kendallville.
Sister, Sherry and Mike Paulus of Auburn.
Brother, Larry Hurst of Kendallville.
Sister, Sandie Benedict and her fiancé, Danny Howard both of Kendallville.
Sister, Rhonda and Dave Lange of Kendallville.
Wanda was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Brandy Watts in 1977; sister, Doloris Hurst; nephews, Ray Taylor, Jr. and John Lankford; sister-in-law, Ruth Hurst; brother-in-law, Dan Benedict and Phillip Watts.

Visitation, limited to 25 people at one time, will take place Thursday, May 7, 2020 from 3:00 – 6:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.
A funeral service will follow visitation at 6:00 PM with Pastor Mike Albaugh officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Riley Children’s Hospital, American Cancer Society, or to the family.
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Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.

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May 7, 2020

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

Funeral Service
May 7, 2020

6:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

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