|Birth: ||Jun. 12, 1883|
|Death: ||Apr. 7, 1955|
Mrs. Draper Watts
Mrs. Draper Staples Watts, widow of former Winona merchant Winfred V. Watts, Sr., died Thursday afternoon, April 7, at the Baptist Hospital in Jackson after a long illness. She was 71. Services were held at the First Baptist Church Friday, April 8th at 3 p.m. with the Rev. C. B. Hamlet, III, and Rev. R. S. Lowe officiating. Interment was under the direction of Lee Funeral Home.
Mrs. Watts had lived in Montgomery county most of her life. She was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. James Drane Staples.
After the death of her husband, she became co-owner and manager of a grocery store here. Mrs. Watts had been an active member of First Baptist Church and the Woman's Missionary Society until recent years. She had taught a Sunday school class in the church several years.
She leaves a son, W. V. "Fred" Watts, Jr., of Winona; a daughter, Mrs. Eddie Thompson of Jackson; a brother, Clyde Sair Staples of Pine Bluff, Ark.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were James L. Whitehead, J. E. Aldridge, Rupert Ringold, E. Arnold Hammond, Willie Moore and Lamar Tyler.
The Winona Times
April 15, 1955
Winfred Vance Watts (1880 - 1925)*
Winfred Vance Watts (1905 - 1989)*
Clyde Watts (1918 - 1925)*
Created by: Beth Austin
Record added: Sep 06, 2007
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