Thethile "Deet Watts" Davis, age 90 of Morganton and formerly of China Grove passed away peacefully with family at Grace Hospital on Sunday July 24, 2011.
She was born on August 22, 1920 in Alexander County, a daughter of the late Allie and Ella Murphy Crouch. She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph Edgar Watts for 50 years, the late Flake Hall Thompson and the late Wade Cleo Davis. She was preceded in death by brothers; Meredith (Carline), Benjamin (Ollie), Leonard and Coolidge (Sarah) Crouch and sister Mano "Cricket" Bradshaw (Carl).
Survivors include children, Peggy Barlow (Richard) of Morganton, James "Jim" Watts (Olivia) of Huntersville, Carl Watts of Charlotte, Darrell Watts (companion, Sherry) of Landis and Thomas "Rick" Watts of Morganton. Dearly loved grandchildren, Brian Barlow (Julie), Leisha Kayga, Patrick Barlow (Ashley), Elijah Watts, Jamie Watts and Jennifer Watts. Great grandchildren; Hillary and Rick Barlow and Bailey Hewat. One great great grandchild, and sister,Willie Pauline Stikeleather, sister in laws Gladys Cleveland, Alma Daughtery and Ruby Smith. Numerous nieces and nephews survive her.
She worked for many years in the family business; Watts BBQ.
The family will recieve friends on Wednesday from 11:00 til 12:00 at Central Baptist Church with services at 12 noon also at the church with Rev. Curtis Parker, Minister. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. In liew of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Bapitst Church 1810 Moose Rd. Kannapolis, NC 28083 or Corriher Heights Baptist Church, 1980 Hwy 153, China Grove, NC 28023.