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Doris Hellen Watts, 80
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Mrs. Doris Hellen Watts, 80, of McMinnville died Monday March 15. 

She was born in Gainesboro, TN, on Oct. 6, 1940, was a homemaker, and a member of East End Church of Christ. Mrs. Watts was preceded in death by her parents Harvey and Georgia Mae Bennett Henson, son Larry Wayne Watts, sisters Dorothy Locke and Phyllis Stafford, brothers Onnie Lee Henson and James Henson, and sister-in-law Pam Henson.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years James Lewis Watts, grandchildren Tiffany and husband Blake Sadlon and Toby and wife Brittney Watts, great-grandchildren Lake and Faith Sadlon and Bella, Isaac, Sophia, and Crosley Watts, and brothers Finis Henson, Roy and wife Sherry Henson, and Billy and wife Linda Henson. Several nieces, nephews, and other family members also survive.

Graveside services and inurnment is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 22, at Mt. View Cemetery. Bro. Kevin Key will officiate. The Watts family will receive friends Monday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. noon at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Please practice social distancing requirements, wear a face mask, and no food at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

 McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 19, 2021