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John W. Watts, 59, Retired Cattleman, Dies After Illness

John W. Watts, 59, retired cattleman and farmer of Carrollton, died Wednesday at his Dallas home after a long illness. He lived at 7511 Prosper.
A native of Oklahoma, Watts was brought to Texas by his family when he was a young boy. He moved to Dallas County and settled between Hebron and Carrollton in 1921.
He was a deacon of the First Baptist Church of Carrollton, a member of the James A. Smith Masonic Lodge of Farmers Branch and a former member of the school board of Hebron.
Watts is survived by his wife; two sons, Dewey Watts of Garland and Lee Watts of Dallas; a daughter, Mrs. S. C. Jones of Dallas, and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Carrollton. Burial with Masonic rites will be in Old Hill Cemetery, about a mile from his old homesite near Hebron.

The Dallas Morning News - January 12, 1950
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams


WATTS, John W, age 59, residence 7511 Prosper, died early Wednesday. Survived by wife: two sons, Lee and Dewey Watts; daughter, Mrs. S. C. Jones; two grandchildren, all of Dallas. Funeral services Thursday, 10 a.m., Carrollton First Baptist Church, with Rev. L. M. Joines officiating. Interment in Cemetery Hill, James A. Smith Lodge No 395 AF&AM, will have service at cemetery. Arrangements Rhoton Funeral Home, Carrollton.

The Dallas Morning News - January 12, 1950
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams


JOHN WESLEY WATTS - JUNE 24, 1890 - JAN 11, 1950

Furneaux Cemetery, Carrollton, Denton County, Texas


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