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educator , instructor , photographer , Government consultant

Martha Jane Watkins Gilkes, Government consultant, scuba diving instructor, underwater photographer, photojournalist ( art: visiting)government consultant, scuba diving educator, underwater photographer, photojournalist. Served with United States Peace Corps, Grenada, 1975-1977; Member Americans Womens.

Background

Gilkes, Martha Jane Watkins was born on January 28, 1953 in Aberdeen, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Robert McCluney and Martha Evelyn (Rye) Watkins.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Mississippi State University, 1974, Master of Arts, 1975.

Career

Served with United States Peace Corps, Grenada, 1975—1977. Consultant disaster relief American embassy, Barbados and Antigua, West Indies, 1977—1988. Private practise, 1979—1990.

Owner, operator Fanta-Sea Island Divers and Fanta Sea Island Excursions, Antigua, 1990. Chairman Rep.s Abroad, 1989—1991. President Eastern Caribbean Safe Diving Association, Barbados, 1984—1991, Barbuda/Antigua Diving Club, 1984—1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to magazines. Photographer underwater postcards.

Religion

Loving God went to supernatural lengths—by sending His Son to die—to provide everyone an opportunity to escape the fires of Hell and spend eternity in Heaven.

Politics

God loves the world, sending Jesus to die for the sins of the whole world and, in Christ, is reconciling to Himself people from every tribe, tongue, and nation.

Views

The family has its own complex identity as a small community of covenant love and trust.

Membership

Served with United States Peace Corps, Grenada, 1975-1977. Member Americans Womens.

Connections

Married David Anthony Gilkes, June 1, 1981.

father:
Robert McCluney Watkins

mother:
Martha Evelyn (Rye) Watkins

spouse:
David Anthony Gilkes