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James "Jody" Joseph Watts

February 11, 1947 — February 3, 2022

James "Jody" Joseph Watts

James Joseph “Jody” Watts of Clarksville, VA passed away February 3, 2022.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on February 11, 1947 and was 74 years of age. He was the son of the late Samuel Watts and the late Ruby Snead Watts. He was married to Barbara D. Watts who survives.


He was of the Baptist Faith.  


James Joseph “Jody” Watts is survived by:

His Wife

Barbara D. Watts of Clarksville, VA

Two Daughters

Sherry Carver and husband Steve of Roxboro, NC
Janet Martin and husband Joe of Randolph, VA

Five Grandchildren

Justin Carter, Jonathan Carver, Jalen Carver, Eric Moorefield (Katie) and Jessica Sanderson (Walker)

Seven Great Grandchildren

Two Sisters

Harriet Womack and husband Bobby of Vernon Hill

Almeda Perkins of Missouri


***Preceded in death by***

Four Brothers

Dewey, Jimmy, Hagood and Gene Watts


Mattie Bailey and Lillian “Teal” Conner


The family will receive friends Friday, February 11, 2022 from 7:00 P.M. until 8:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home.


For memorials, please consider Clarksville SPCA, 11764 US-15, Clarksville, VA 23927.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Friday, February 11, 2022

7:00 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

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