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Erie C. (Powers) Watts

September 13, 1926 ~ September 10, 2019 (age 92)

Erie C. Watts, 92, of Royal Center passed away at 10:37 p.m., Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Chase Center in Logansport.

Born on September 13, 1926 in Jackson, Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sally (Tarpley) Powers.

Erie retired from General Tire in Logansport.

She attended Caley United Methodist Church.  Erie enjoyed gardening, yard sales, listening to Elvis, animals and helping people in need.

Survivors include her daughters, Mary Ann Frye (Ken) of Royal Center and Betty Law (Ansel) of Kokomo, sisters, Eudora Wall of Willow, Oklahoma and Bonnie McCann of Pollack, Louisiana, 10 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by daughters, Nettie Edwards, Carolyn Gilmore and Fay Duddleston, grandchildren, Shawn Berkshire and Amanda Erow.

Services will be at 3:00 p.m., Monday, September 16, 2019 at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home, Royal Center Chapel with Pastor Adrienne Hinshaw officiating.

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service.

Burial will follow at Kistler Cemetery in Royal Center.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cass County Humane Society.

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