Beth Snyder Watkins, 90

Beth Snyder Watkins, 90, of Kailua, Oahu, died on May 26, 2014 at Hale Makua Kahului. She was born Jan. 9, 1921 in Whiting, Iowa.

She was an artist, teacher and homemaker. Her community memberships included Windward Artist Guild, AAUW and Akaminas.

Her husband, Wilbur K. Watkins, Jr. and son, Mark Watkins predeceased her.

She is survived by her son, William (Ruth) Watkins; daughter, Martha Watkins; brother, Dr. Ned Snyder; grandchildren, Stacy Soderholm, and Luke, Aaron, Paul, Risa, Rachel and Caleb Watkins and 6 great grandchildren.

A private inurnment service will be held in Kaneohe at a later date. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.

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