Kathy J. (Barnhart) Watkins

April 2, 1960 ~ December 16, 2020 (age 60)


Kathy J. Watkins, 60 of Zanesville, passed away December 16, 2020 at Genesis Healthcare.

She was born April 2, 1960 in Zanesville, daughter of the late, Ronald Barnhart and Wanda Brown Barnhart.  She worked for United Technologies and Dollar General.  Kathy loved to play Bingo, make flower arrangements, gardening and was an avid Buckeye Fan.  She mostly loved her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Ted Watkins; son Kenneth (Natasha) Watkins; siblings, Rick (Chris) Barnhart, Teresa Barnhart, Cheryl Bryant-Barnhart; grandchildren, Orion Watkins, Hunter Watkins, Autumn Watkins; best friend Joyce Metz; several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Ronald Barnhart.

No services will be observed at this time.  A celebration of life service will take place at a later date.

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