Lucille (Earley) Watts

January 26, 1926 ~ May 14, 2020 (age 94)


Lucille Earley Watts, age 94, widow of J.C. Watts, passed away Thursday afternoon.

Mrs. Watts retired from Magnavox after 35 years of service and was a member of Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church. She loved her family, enjoyed cooking for them and will be remembered for her homemade biscuits.

Survivors include two children and their spouses: Phyllis and Buddy Cobble, Jay and Cindi Watts; grandchildren and their spouses: Michael and Laura Voiles, Marchelle and Todd Simmons, Jason and Caroline Watts, Adam Watts and fiancé, Lindsay Hauck; great-grandchildren: Christian Black, Brett Voiles, Bryce Voiles, Bear Simmons, Marshall Simmons, Riley Watts, and Emersyn Watts; step-great-grandson: Josh Arwood; sisters-in-law: Gertrude Smith and Nancy Watts; brother-in-law: Murley Watts and wife, Lucille; children of Lucille’s sisters: Tommy Greenway and Robin Shelton.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years: J.C. Watts; parents: Claude and Lora Wampler Earley; sisters and their husbands: Kathleen and Bill Greenway, Freddie and Bobby Burger; brother: James Elmer Earley.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens. The Rev. Richard Long will officiate. There will be no formal visitation.

Active pallbearers will be Jay Watts, Jason Watts, Adam Watts, Mike Voiles, Brett Voiles, and Buddy Cobble. Honorary pallbearers will be the employees of Help at Home and Doyle Davis. 

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Graveside Service
May 17, 2020

2:00 PM
GreeneLawn Memory Gardens
4159 Asheville Highway
Greeneville, TN 37743

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