Olivetta “Ollie” G. (Watkins) Ernstberger, 56, passed away peacefully on Friday December 2, 2022 in Clarksville, Indiana. Ollie was born on February 22, 1966, to the late Oliver Watkins and Edith Ann Ballou. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her life partner Charles Ernstberger.
Ollie attended the Victory Baptist Church. She was a big supporter of 4-H and a member of the Sigma Sigma Sorority. She was a Mary Kay distributor in her early years and enjoyed serving her community. No matter what challenges were thrown her way she showed up with a smile and made light of all situations. Her joy for life and her passions truly were contagious and will be remembered by many. Above all else, Ollie loved, adored and was so proud of her three daughters.
She is survived by her three daughters: Katie, Casee, and Kelsi Ernstberger, her brothers: Wayne Watkins and John Frye and her sisters: Hilda Rigsby, Debbie Grider, and Kim Taylor.
Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, December 12, 2022 at the Market Street Chapel of Naville & Seabrook Funeral Homes (1119 E. Market St.) and from 9:00 a.m. – 11 a.m. CST Tuesday December 13, 2022 at the Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home (304 N. Main St. Burkesville, KY.) with burial to follow at Marrowbone Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Center for Women and Families (1301 Akers Ave. Jeffersonville, IN. 47130).
Center for Women and Families
1301 Akers Ave., Jeffersonville IN 47130