David Allen WattsBy STAFF,
David Allen Watts
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 15, 2019, at Hathorn Funeral Home for David Allen Watts, 85, of Hattiesburg, who died on Saturday, July 13 in Hattiesburg. Burial followed in Improve Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Ed Steele, Bro. Greg Medenwald and Bro. Darel Daniels officiated at the services. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 14 at Hathorn Funeral Home.
Mr. Watts was employed by York Development for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley William Watts Sr. and Maudie Ralph Watts; three brothers, Henry Watts, Harvey Watts and Stanley William Watts Jr., and two sisters, Mary Watts Broome and Ida Mae Watts Breeland.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Bernice Watts; one daughter, Deedra Watts; two sons, Stanley Allen Watts (Carla) and Chancie David Watts; one sister, Minnie Ruth Stringer; seven grandchildren, Elijah Allen Watts (Brandy), Reuben Cody Watts, Sara Carlie Watts, Allison Lane Watts, Leah Cameron Watts, Anna Elizabeth Watts and Samantha Joyce Watts, and two great-grandchildren, Avery Alexis Watts and Brooks Allen Watts.
Pallbearers were Elijah Allen Watts, Brooks Allen Watts, Henry Vernon Watts, Dr. Donald Townsend, Dr. Lewis Neese, Carey Williams and Pete Kendrick. Honorary pallbearer was Reuben Cody Watts.
Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hathornfuneralhome.com.
Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia was in charge of the arrangements.