Zoie Rose Watkins

July 2, 1926 - May 29, 2010

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WATKINS, Zoie (nee Depes) beloved wife for 64 years of Charles Watkins, loving mother of Karen (the Late Tom) Tapke, Peggy (Larry) Burns, Tom (Kay) Watkins, loving grandma of Craig and Laura Tapke, Amy Seilkop, Mikal Steers, Eric Burns, Keri Myers, Mandy Dunn, Tommy Watkins, great-grandma of 11, sister of Judy Dooros, JoAnn Casteel and sister-in-law of Shirley Brown. Saturday May 29, 2010 age 83. Visitation at the Hodapp Funeral Home 6041 Hamilton Ave., College Hill, Wednesday from 10 AM until service at 11 AM. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.


John & Debbie Adkins - Jun 4, 2010

Dear Family & Friends,

John & I wish to express our heartfelt sympathy to all.We will keep you in our prayers.

John & Debbie Adkins

Joe Hall - Jun 2, 2010

((Revised 6/2))
Watkins and Depes Family, I am very sorry to learn that Mrs. Zoie(nee Depes) Watkins, beloved Wife, of Retired CPD Detective Charlie Watkins passed away. Zoie was suffering from of Alzheimer’s Disease. I stopped to visit Zoie and Charlie recently. We had a very nice visit and I found Zoie to be as gracious and beautiful as ever. She remembered me and was very appreciative of the visit, I am very happy to have taken the time to visit, in my humble opinion we all should take the opportunity to visit our ill friends. Sometime the little things in life leave the biggest impact on people. Zoie and Charlie were married for 64 years. During this past year of Zoie’s illness, Charlie continued to be a loving and very devoted husband and caregiver for his “Best Friend”, he never forgot their Marriage Vows. I knew their Daughters, Karen and Peggy and they are wonderful people and very dedicated to their love ones. Karen’s Daughter, Laura, suffers from Spina Bifida since a child and needed extra special care from her entire family who is always there for her. Karen also lost her Husband, Tom, at a young age due to illness. Zoie Watkins was a wonderful Wife, Mother of three, Grandma of eight, Great Grandma to eleven, Sister, Sister in Law and Friend to many. Please accept my Personal Condolences, for this Very Special Human Being. May Zoie Rest In Peace. Sincerely, Joe Hall Ret. CPD Police Museum Volunteer www.gcphs.com

Patti Fyffe Phelps - Jun 1, 2010

Dear Watkins Family:
Not sure if you will remember me, but I remember all of you and especially Zoie. Many fond memories or hanging out at your house, Zoie’s dinners, Ricky Nelson, etc. Have thought of all of you many times over the past 40+ years. My sincerest condolences.
Patti Fyffe

Terri Farmer (Stinson) - May 31, 2010

Mr. Watkins,

I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers.

Terri Farmer (Stinson)
daughter of Bill & Betty Stinson

Regina Anderson - May 31, 2010

Dear Watkins Family

I would like to extend my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. Please try to keep in mind God’s promises: Rev. 21:4 says God will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. When God’s will is done on earth people will not get sick or die. The deceased in God’s memory will have the opportunity to live forever, for the Bible promises; “There will be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous.” (Acts24:15) Jesus Christ willingly and lovingly died so we can gain endless life. We will see our loved ones again.

Sincerely, Regina