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Obituaries

Obituaries

Troy E. Watts 1912 - 2010 Eudora

Funeral services for Troy E. Watts, 97, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dennard Community Church in Dennard, Ark. Burial will follow in Dennard Cemetery.
Mr. Watts died Friday, May 7, 2010, at his home in Eudora.
He was born Sept. 28, 1912, in Rumley, Ark., the son of Charles B. and Effie Newland Watts. He had lived in Eudora since 1959, when he moved there from Arkansas.
Mr. Watts was a custodian for Eudora Public Schools. He retired after 25 years of service.
He married Dovie Geary on Sept. 30, 1933, in Rumley, Ark. She died in 1971.
He was also preceded in death by a son, a granddaughter and three siblings.
Survivors include a son, Charlie J. and wife Mary Ann, Eudora; two sisters, Lillian Swanson and Pauline Archer, both of Gault, Calif.; six grandchildren, Telisa Lopez, Stephanie Steiniger, Melissa Pittman and Billy Ray, Terry and Barry Watts; 15 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and several nephews and a niece.
The family will greet friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary-Eudora Chapel, 1003 John L. Williams Drive, Eudora.
The family suggests memorials to Eudora Food Pantry, sent in care of the mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com.