Carolyn J. Watts
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AGE: 77 • Wilmington
Carolyn J. Watts, age 77, died suddenly at home on Friday, May 23, 2014.
Born in DeVall's Bluff, AR to the late Raleigh and Sarah Jones, she met her husband Marshall in Hot Springs, AR and they relocated to New Jersey and later Delaware. Carolyn was a member of the Delaware Orchid Society, and worked for many years with handicapped riding program at Bellevue State Park. Carolyn was an avid gardener, but her greatest joy and passion were children and family.
Carolyn is survived by her husband of 57 years, Marshall; children, Carol Coombs and her husband Joseph, David Watts, and Christopher Watts and his partner Stuart Galkin; grandchildren, Joseph Coombs, Jr., Jade Coombs, Jason Coombs, and Devon Watts and his wife Megan; great-grandchildren, Derek and Keira Lord and Joseph, III and Tommy Coombs; brothers, Gene, Don and Howard Jones; her best friend Pat List and her daughters Susan Hauske and Mary Rosen and their children; and extended family, Casey Lord, Michelle and Jimmy Bryan, and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, May 28 at 11 am at the McCRERY & HARRA Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803 where friends are invited to call after 10 am. Burial will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made in Carolyn's name to
92 Read's Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.
McCrery & Harra Funeral Home
3924 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803
Published in The News Journal from May 26 to May 28, 2014