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Jessie Isabel Watts

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Born 11-7-1909 -- Died 11-29-2007

Jessie Isabel Watts was born the daughter of Thomas Grover Allen and Margaret Louisa Tiffee Allen on Nov. 7, 1909, in Minturn, Ark., and died Nov. 29, 2007, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 98.

She was united in marriage Sept. 26, 1929, at Salem, Ark., to Ernest Watts who preceded her in death in May of 1963.

Mrs. Watts was a member of the Thayer Church of Christ for many years.

She is survived by: three sons, Stanton Watts and wife, Bonnie of Fishers, Ind., Jim Watts and wife, Betty of Leesville, La., and Alan Watts and wife, Charlotte of Fishers Ind.; 10 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Bertha Sue Poland of Fort Collins, Colo.; several nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ernest Watts; two daughters, Charlotte Ann Watts and Barbara Ann Watts; one son, Gene Watts; two granddaughters, Donna Johnson and Rhonda Watts-Bradford; and three sisters, Josie Allen, Eunice Melton and Mary Allen.

Funeral services were held Dec. 3 in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Erman Croney officiating. Burial followed in the Salem Cemetery at Salem, Ark., with arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.