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“I'm am so sorry I was not there. I love that little girl .I was her baby sitter when she was a baby. I didn't know. I love all of you. ”
1 of 31 | Posted by: patricia camp-Farrell - KY

“Words can not express my deepest heartfelt sympathy to Jordan and his entire family God bless you all ❤ ”
2 of 31 | Posted by: Kay Covington - Louisville, KY

“I want Mrs. Kim's family to know that she beamed while talking about you. Thank you for sharing her with the staff and teachers of uncle Sam's place....Read More »
3 of 31 | Posted by: Audrey Steier - New Albany, IN

“Over 23 years ago I walked into Uncle Sams Place with my daughter in my arms. I'd just moved to Louisville and that day I was adjusting to a new day...Read More »
4 of 31 | Posted by: Rhonda Anderson - Louisville, KY

“Ms. Kim she will be greatly missed. God Bless Her.Shaun Ross ”
5 of 31 | Posted by: A friend

“Kim was perfection as a childcare professional. My son went to Uncle Sam's for his entire daycare experience, and Kim was legendary. My family feels...Read More »
6 of 31 | Posted by: Lisa Sutton - Louisville, KY

“Ms Kim I can still hear that one of a kind laugh and that beautiful smile. May God keep his Loving Arms You and Your Family. May You Rest In Peace! ”
7 of 31 | Posted by: Delores Cox - Louisville, KY

“You were the most intelligent wise and loving person I will ever know I miss you soo much my dear friend. ”
8 of 31 | Posted by: Theresa Russell - Louisville

“Ms. Kim, I will always remember that laugh and positive mindset you always had (day in, day out). May God look over your family now. Until we meet...Read More »
9 of 31 | Posted by: Whitney Gray - Friend

“Special lady who had genuine love for children. Glad to have had the opportunity to have worked with her. Prayers for the family. ”
10 of 31 | Posted by: Flora Parker - Louisville, KY

“Ms. Kim was one of a kind. Her spirit towards children was genuine. Glad to have had the opportunity to know her. ”
11 of 31 | Posted by: Flora Parker - Louisville, KY

“Such an amazing woman who every morning said "Have a good day!" She made us laugh and always gave us advice when we needed it most. We...Read More »
12 of 31 | Posted by: F.J Hammonds

“I have always believed in God's perfect plan and have done a pretty good job of never questioning him. I am really struggling right now with your...Read More »
13 of 31 | Posted by: Samantha Simms - Louisville, KY

“Daycare staff come and go but when you find a precious gem as Kim, you know she was far above rubies. What a loss yet a legacy for Uncle Sam's. ”
14 of 31 | Posted by: Melissa Williams - Louisville, KY

“Daycare staff come and go but when you find a precious gem as Kim, you know she was far above rubies. What a loss yet a legacy for Uncle Sam's. ”
15 of 31 | Posted by: Melissa Williams - Louisville, KY

“Ms Kim, such a special lady who gave calm in times of chaos -for the parents as well as our children, comfort in times of stress, always a...Read More »
16 of 31 | Posted by: C Fussenegger - Louisville, KY

“My daughter attends the daycare. My experience at her first daycare was not the best, so I needed her next daycare to be great. During our tour, Ms....Read More »
17 of 31 | Posted by: Toya Splunge - New Albany, IN

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
18 of 31 | Posted by: A friend

“Prayers for the family of Ms. Kim. Both of my sons attended the daycare in the Federal Building. Ms. Kim was always patient and kind with everyone...Read More »
19 of 31 | Posted by: Stephanie Alsip - Louisville, KY

“Praying for the family Work at Bright Horizons downtown ”
20 of 31 | Posted by: Ursula carter - Louisville, KY

“Five of my grandchildren ( one still there) went to Uncle Sam's and all adorned Ms Kim. Kim was never to busy to stop what she was doing and greet my...Read More »
21 of 31 | Posted by: Pat Richardson - PROSPECT, KY

“Ms. Kim would light up a room with her smile and love. This world has lost a great one! I will forever be grateful for her love and care she gave...Read More »
22 of 31 | Posted by: Kay Tong - Louisville, KY

“Sweet lady very caring and geniune Heart for children. God Bless her. ”
23 of 31 | Posted by: Robin Stice - KY

“My daughter attended Uncle Sam's Place years ago, but I have never forgotten Miss Kim. She truly had a gift with children. She loved my daughter as...Read More »
24 of 31 | Posted by: Lorna and Georgia Dries - KY

“Ms Kim was always there very early in the mornings as I would drop my daughter off at daycare. She was usually still there in the early evenings when...Read More »
25 of 31 | Posted by: Will Joaquin - Louisville, KY

“Ms. Kim meant so much to so many families. A piece of her is being carried on with thousands of children and parents from Uncle Sam's Place. There...Read More »
26 of 31 | Posted by: Jennifer Ott - Elizabeth, IN

“Kim I miss you and so grateful to have known you. You will be missed greatly .. ”
27 of 31 | Posted by: Shalonda Brashear - Columbus, OH

“Ms. Kim was a wonderful person who took such good care of all four of our children. I will always remember her upbeat personality, great sense of...Read More »
28 of 31 | Posted by: Kimberly Simpson - Georgetown, IN

“Kim was such a wonderful person. She was a smiling face everyday when I dropped my son off at daycare. She was loved by the children, staff, and...Read More »
29 of 31 | Posted by: Sam Shackelford - Louisville, KY

“I am so sorry for your loss, I have walked into work with her for the past 16 yrs. off and always parked beside her in the parking garage. I will...Read More »
30 of 31 | Posted by: Wilma Abshire - Louisville, KY

“I am still in shock of the Passing Ms.Kim as we affectionately referred to her. She was GEM of an individual who handled everything with love and...Read More »
31 of 31 | Posted by: Asad Nawabi - Friend


Kimberly Watkins, 47, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018.

She was a member of Creative Word International Church.
She was an employee at Uncle Sam's/Children 's Choice.

She is survived by her husband, Joe Watkins; mother, Vivian Morgan; sons, Joe and Jorden Watkins; siblings, Yolanda Ervin, Rodney and Stevie Morgan; grandson, Malachi Watkins, host of nieces, nephews, in laws, and extended family.

Visitation: 11am-1pm Friday, February 16, 2018 at Creative Word International Church, 3730 Manslick Rd., with the funeral service to follow at 1pm. Burial in Green Meadows Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to A. D. Porter & Sons, 1300 W. Chestnut St

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