Gillies Funeral Chapel


Hope Elaine Getz Watkins

October 14, 1924 ~ August 26, 2017

Viewing: prior to the service from 12:00-12:40 pm.

Funeral services: Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South at 1:00 pm.

Interment: Brigham City Cemetery


Brigham City- Our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend, Hope Elaine Getz Watkins, passed away peacefully at home on August 26, 2017. Elaine was born on October 14, 1924, in Tremonton Utah to Fredrick William Getz and Anna Charlotte McIntire. She graduated from Box Elder High School. Elaine met Ray Henry Watkins on a blind date. They were married January 20, 1951. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan Temple. They were blessed with five children. Elaine was an active member of the LDS church. She held many callings but the one she loved the most was that of nursery worker. Elaine loved coin collecting, stamp collecting, doing puzzles and gardening. Above all she loved spending time with her family. Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one child Clara Ann, one grandchild Don Coplin Watkins, three siblings. Elaine is survived by her four children, Pamela D (Gordon) Amidon, Frederick C (Teresa) Watkins, Tonya Rae (Gerald) Olsen, Constance Elaine (Ron) Hymas; 10 Grandchildren; 24 Great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South at 1:00 pm. A viewing will be held prior to the service from 12:00-12:40 pm. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.

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Our hearts go out to you during this difficult time. May your memories give you peace and comfort. God bless you all. We are praying for you. With Love and Friendship,

Rob and Kim Baake (Noah & Nathaniel Watkins' maternal grandparents).



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