Kelly Alexis (Guyton) Wathier, 60,of East Falmouth died unexpectedly at her home on February 12.
She was born in Oakland, California, the daughter of the late Jimmie Joseph and Vera Jean Guyton.
A lifelong Raiders fan, some of her fondest childhood memories were attending Raiders' practices while visiting and meeting the players with her father. Her father was career military, and she spent many of her formative years between Hawaii and the Philippines.
After graduating high school in Hawaii, she spent time living in Atlanta and traveling the world. This included touring and living in Europe for over a year.
Through her young adult years, she work in diverse occupations including as a hairdresser, celebrity photographer, and police officer. She later earned her master's of social work from the University of Hawaii, and began her career working for the military in Hawaii, helping active duty members, veterans, and their families. While working at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii, she met Dr. Christopher L. Wathier, while he was completing his medical internship with the Army. They were married in Hawaii in 1999.
Due to military assignments, they lived in various locations, including White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico; Westlake, Ohio, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. After her husband's military service was complete, the family settled in Falmouth. Here, Ms. Wathier became active in the church and was a Sunday school teacher.
In addition to her husband, she leaves three children, Jourdan of Brooklyn, New York; Nicholas and Samantha Grace, both of Falmouth; two sisters, Karen Guyton and Kimberley Guyton, and two brothers, Jimmie Guyton Jr., and Michael Guyton.
Visiting hours will be held Thursday, February 18, from 4 to 7 PM at Chapman, Cole & Gleason on Main Street.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 25, at 11 AM at Chapman, Cole & Gleason on Main Street.
Burial will follow in Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.