Valdosta Daily Times


January 17, 2014

Norman J. Watts

-- — Norman J. Watts, 86, of Valdosta, Ga., passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at his residence. He was born on Dec. 13, 1927 in Wadesboro, N.C. to the late G. H. and Thelma (Jones) Watts. He was the manager for Tucson Press Brick for more than 18 years. Following his employment with Tucson Press Brick he began his own business, N and W Masonry Cleaning. He owned and operated this for more than 20 years. He was a member of the Azalea City Church of God of Prophecy. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of more than 66 years, Beatrice Watts, grandson, William “Bill” McDonald, brother, Leavy Watts, sisters, Velma Watts Butler, Virginia Dunn, and Vonnie Hines.

He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law,    Linda and Larry Jones of Hahira; Patsy and Ed Pearmain of Salt Lake City, Utah; son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Kay Watts of Rockingham, N.C.; six grandchildren, Robin Ryan (Tony), Andy McDonald III, Jamey Jones (Heather), Amanda Wilson, Jessey Pearmain, Jimmy “Bo” Watts (Etta); 13 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Bobby Wiggins of Rockingham, N.C.; brother and sister-in-law, Willie and Eva Kay Watts of Rockingham, N.C.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 in the Valdosta Chapel of Music Funeral Services with burial to follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Sympathy may be expressed online at — Music Funeral Services of Valdosta.

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