Jo Ann Watkins, 80, died peacefully Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at her home in Eagar, surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 1, 1939, in Miami, the daughter of David Silas Rogers and Anna Gertrude Hughs Rogers.

Jo Ann was one of four children, Charles Rogers, Linda Siltila, deceased and James Rogers.

On Oct. 8, 1956, Jo Ann married the love of her life, Harvey Raymond Watkins, Sr. and together they raised three children, Sandra Richardson, Eagar; Sherri Manning, deceased, and Harvey Raymond (Shelli) Watkins, Jr., Holbrook.

Jo Ann loved and was loved by so very many.

For those who have special memories and would like to leave an online condolence for Jo Ann’s family, visit

Burnham Mortuary of Eagar handled arrangements

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