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Barbara Nell Watts (Childress)


1937 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Barbara Nell Watts (Childress) Obituary

Barbara (Childress) Watts entered Heaven's gate on Tuesday Sept. 29, in El Paso, Texas. She was born to William (Daddy Bill) Hall and Neville (Nanil) Hall on May 21, 1937 in Stratford, Oklahoma.

Barbara attended school in Carlsbad, N.M. before moving to Alamogordo, N.M. where she lived over 40 years. She has lived in El Paso, Texas the last 15 years. Barbara was an office manager for many, but is most proud of her time with Alamogordo Medical Group for over 25 years!

As a consummate wife, mother and homemaker, Barbara's true passion and joy were her family. Her walls were filled with beautiful pictures of all her children, grandchildren and extended family. She loved traveling with her husband from coast to coast to visit her extended family each year. Grandma Barbara also loved cooking, and reading her mounds of catalogs that arrived each week while preparing her birthday and Christmas lists year-round.

Barbara is survived by her loving husband, William (Bill) Watts; her wonderful children, daughter Nita Barnes of Spokane, Wash., and son Brad Childress and daughter-in-law Laura of Arlington, Texas; her precious grandchildren, Shawnah LeClair and husband Matt, and Brandon Childress and Wife Courtney; beautiful great-grandchildren, Brysen Davis, Mason Laurence, Jensen, Shane, Kelly and Ethan LeClair. She is also survived by her stepchildren, Sheryl Watts Hines and Lindsey Divis, Andrew and Dani Watts and great-grandson Hunter Serlo. Barbara is also lovingly survived by her brother, William (Bill) Hall, Jr. and wife Barbara; and sister, Norma Hall Rogers. Barbara has many nieces and nephews she adored as well.

Barbara is predeceased by her precious grandson, Shane Michael Barnes; sister, Bettye Hall Hurley; and two dog-children, Precious and Gigi.

A visitation will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, October 5, 2015 at Alamogordo Funeral Home.
The Funeral Service to celebrate Barbara's life will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, October 5, 2015 at Alamogordo Funeral Home with Pastor Howell Scott officiating.
Burial will follow at Monte Vista Cemetery.

The Watts family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the services.
To sign the online register book, please visit www.alamogordofuneralhome.org.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Oct. 3 to Nov. 2, 2015
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