Amelia Hammond Watkins, Class of 1958

Posted May 20, 2020

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Amelia “Amy” Hammond Watkins ’58 died Dec. 6, 2019. She was born on Christmas Eve 1937 in Columbus, Ohio, to the late Elden and Kathryn Hammond.

Amelia was a proud registered nurse having earned a BSN from Otterbein College and Western Reserve University. While attending Otterbein, she was involved in the Sigma Alpha Tau (Owls) sorority. Her first career was always being a hands-on “mom”, but she also held professional positions at the former Newark Convalescent Inn and the Licking County Health Department. Amelia was a member of First United Methodist Church in Newark and Eastern Star #405.
Amelia is survived by sons, Mark, Kevin, Donald (Kathryn), and Douglas (Kelley); grandchildren, Aaron, Alexa, Nicholas, Connor, and Nathan; brother Geoffrey (Sharon); sister-in-law Lenore Cowles; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Marvin.