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Joretta Joy Watkins

January 11, 1931 - June 7, 2013
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Joretta Joy Watkins, 82, retired Cessna employee, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Myra (Brown) Gordin; husband, Richard E. Watkins; daughter, Renee G. Thompson; and great-grandson, Zachary. Joretta is survived by her daughters, Richelle (Randy) Rariden, Jennelle (Trent) Hardison, and Susan (Mark) Betournay; son-in-law, Rick Thompson; brother, Nelson Gordin; sisters, Virgie McKneely and Sharon Bowman; grandchildren, Brett Rariden, Vanessa (David) Horsley, Starlyn (Troy) Tayrien, Mikee (Michelle) Crabtree, Season Amos, Nick Amos, Natalie (Steve) Heersche, Jessica (Jake) Moss, Clint...
Joretta Joy Watkins, 82, retired Cessna employee, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Myra (Brown) Gordin; husband, Richard E. Watkins; daughter, Renee G. Thompson; and great-grandson, Zachary.

Joretta is survived by her daughters, Richelle (Randy) Rariden, Jennelle (Trent) Hardison, and Susan (Mark) Betournay; son-in-law, Rick Thompson; brother, Nelson Gordin; sisters, Virgie McKneely and Sharon Bowman; grandchildren, Brett Rariden, Vanessa (David) Horsley, Starlyn (Troy) Tayrien, Mikee (Michelle) Crabtree, Season Amos, Nick Amos, Natalie (Steve) Heersche, Jessica (Jake) Moss, Clint (Tiffany) Thompson, Courtney (Dan) Brewer, Cassie (Colby) Sullivan, and Corinne (Dan) Bedford; great grandchildren, McKinzie, Lauren, Grayson, Abby, Ethan, Jack, Max, Rocky, Jillian, Cash, Evan, Gavin, Easton, Katlin, Chadrick, Cooper, Cohen, Austin, Korbin, Jaydin, Gabe, Alex, and Joe.

A visitation with Joretta's family present will be held from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, 201 S. Hydraulic, Wichita, KS 67211.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 13, 2013, Greenwood Cemetery, 6231 West 47th South, Wichita, KS 67215.

A memorial has been established with Harry Hynes Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202.

Condolences may be offered at www.devorssflanaganhunt.com.

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