LENA – Martha Ella Watts, 86, of Lena, Ill., and formerly of DeKalb, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at The Lena Living Center, with her family by her side. |
She was born Dec. 1, 1926, in Pocahontas, Ark., one of five daughters born to Irvin and Birdie Morris. Martha was a member of the Freeport Church of Christ and loved teaching the Word of God and serving others.
Survivors include her son, Rodger (Diane) Watts of Lena; and two grandchildren, Brianna (Chase) Hendley of Haslet, Texas, and Tyler (Carissa) Watts of Alamosa, Colo.
Martha was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Watts; three brothers and four sisters.
The visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at Ronan-Moore-Finch Funeral Home, 310 Oak St., DeKalb. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at the funeral home. Burial will follow services at Fairview Park Cemetery, DeKalb.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Sycamore Church of Christ.
Arrangements were entrusted to Ronan-Moore-Finch Funeral Home. To send an online condolence, visit www.RonanMooreFinch.com; 815-758-3841.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Jan. 5, 2013