Posted: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 11:25 pm
The Messenger, January 25, 2011
Harry Thomas Watts, 92, of South Fulton died Jan. 23, 2011, at Golden Living Center in Union City.
Services were set for 2 p.m. today at Hornbeak Funeral Home in Fulton, with Cecil May III officiating. Burial was to follow there in Oak Grove Cemetery.
He was born Jan. 17, 1919, in Weakley County, son of the late Richard Lonzo and Annie Elizabeth (Young) Watts. He had recently celebrated 70 years of marriage to the former Dorothy Nanney, whom he wed Dec. 22, 1940. She survives.
He was a U.S. Army veteran who fought in the last infantry of the U.S. Calvary. He had lived in this area all his life, working as a self-employed builder and a farmer, and was a member of the former Oak Grove Church of Christ.
Survivors also include two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Dennis Russell of Cordova and Susan and George Trenholm of Murray, Ky.; three grandchildren, Micah Edmison of Martin, Leslie Green Boaz of Murfreesboro and Carmen Smith of Dexter, Ky.; and two great-grandchildren, Avery Boaz of Murfreesboro and Lexie Edmison of Martin.
He was also preceded in death by a sister and a brother.
Online tributes may be left at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.