Orlena M. Watts
Orlena (Lena) Mae Watts, 89, Greenville, died Friday, April 7, 2017, at the Villas of Guerin Woods in Georgetown.
Born April 30, 1927, in Leatherwood, Ky., she was the daughter of the late John B. and Sarah Haddix Watts.
She worked at Archway Bakery in Palmyra in the early 1950s, was a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Floyds Knobs and, in 1998, was part of the church’s quilting group that raised $12,000 to assist in the purchase of the steeple for First Southern Baptist Church.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne (Doc) Watts, and four brothers, Gordon, Charles, Aaron and William Watts.
Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Utz; a grandson, Gary William Utz II (Stacey); a sister-in-law, Erma Watts; three nieces, Donna Harvey, Sarah Leath and Becky Hackemack; and three nephews, William Watts (Sally), John Watts (Connie) and Jody Watts.
Visitation: Tuesday, April 11, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, April 12, after 9 a.m. at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.
Funeral: Wednesday, April 12, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Villas of Guerin Woods, 1003 Sister Barbara Way, Georgetown, IN 47122.