James Oliver Watts Sr.

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Funeral services for James Oliver Watts Sr., 87, of Wedowee will be held today, April 18, 2017, at 3 p.m. from Benefield Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Steve Dempsey officiating. Burial will follow at Bethel West Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1-3 p.m. today, April 18, 2017 before service begin. Mr. Watts passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017, at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Vera Nell Watts, of Wedowee; three daughters, Regina Bentley (Blake), of Dadeville, Pam McKee (Jeff), of Daphne, and Tonya Lovvorn (Tracy), of Wedowee; two sons, James Oliver Watts Jr., (Claire), of Opelika and Jeffery Lee Watts (Phyllis), of LaGrange, Ga.; nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nannie Mae McCain, of Gadsden, and Lena Jordan, of Thomaston, Ga. Pallbearers will be Mr. Watts' grandsons, Drew, Dustin, Landon, Kyle, Kevin, Timothy, and Brett. A Wedowee native, Mr. Watts was born on October 25, 1929, the son of Henry Lawson and Renda Crockett Watts. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean war and Church of God by faith. Mr. Watts was self-employed as the landlord of a trailer park. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and one sister. Memorials may be floral or donations may be made to SIFAT or the Turnaround Christian Center in LaGrange, Georgia. Online condolences may be expressed at benefieldfhwedowee.com. Benefield Funeral Home 17624 Highway 431 Wedowee, AL 36278 256-357-2888
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Benefield Funeral Home of Lineville - Lineville
89076 Highway 9
Lineville, AL 36266
256-396-2888
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Published in The Anniston Star on Apr. 18, 2017