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Elwood Watts

April 29, 1934 ~ February 27, 2019 (age 84)

Elwood Watts 84, of Whiteville died Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Liberty Commons, Whiteville, NC.  He was born April 29, 1934 in Columbus County, the son of the late Horry and Ora Godwin Watts.  

He is survived by his wife, Betty Warner Watts; son, Spencer Watts and wife, Christina of Baton Rouge, LA; grandchildren, Wesley High and wife, Rachel of Burgaw, Emily Watts Nester and husband, Freeman of Roanoke, VA, Andrew Spencer Watts of Roanoke, VA; great grandchildren, Adalynn High and Annie Nester; brother, Herschel J. Watts of Greenville, NC; sisters, Retha Watts Thompson of Whiteville, Mona Watts Kahl and husband, Jim of Aberdeen, Pearl Watts Freedman and the late Bill Freedman of Clarkton.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Watts Gore; his parents; brothers, James O’Neal Watts, Lee Watts and Bobby Watts; sister, Trudy Watts Blake.

His funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Peacock Funeral by Rev. Darrin Moore. Burial will be in the Columbus Memorial Park.

His family will receive friends one hour prior to his service at Peacock Funeral Home.

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