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Jerry Watts

June 17, 1940 ~ June 19, 2022 (age 82)


Jerry Watts, age 82 of Newport, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, June 19, 2022.

Jerry was a deacon and lifelong member of Riverview Baptist Church. He loved to travel, and visited numerous countries around the world.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben & Alga Watts; and his youngest sister, Amanda Augusta Watts.

He is survived by his loving wife and travel companion of nearly 52 years, Linda; children, Rick, Chad, & Jaime; grandchildren, Marissa, Shelley, Jacee, & Spencer; siblings, Emma, Alvin, BJ, & Becky; numerous nieces, nephews, & cousins.

A funeral service will be held at 7PM Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at Riverview Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Grooms officiating. The family will receive friends from 5PM to 7PM prior to the service. Burial will take place at 11AM Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Union Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to Riverview Baptist Church.

Brown Funeral Home is honored to serve the Watts family.

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June 22, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Riverview Baptist Church

Funeral Service
June 22, 2022

7:00 PM
Riverview Baptist Church

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