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Samuel Dewey Watts

August 29, 1940 — June 28, 2019

Samuel Dewey Watts

Samuel Dewey Watts of Scottsburg, VA passed away June 28, 2019.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on August 29, 1940 and was 78 years of age. He was the son of the late Sam Watts and the late Ruby Snead Watts. He was married to Janice Geraldine Martin Watts who survives.


He was of the Baptist faith and a retired Horse Trader.  


Samuel Dewey Watts is survived by:

His Wife

Janice Geraldine Watts of Scottsburg

One Daughter

Judy Atkinson of Scottsburg

Two Grandchildren

Cory Atkinson and wife Beth of Alton

Erika Holt of Halifax


Jimmy Watts and wife Faye of Halifax

Eugene Watts and wife Barbara of Nathalie

Mattie Bailey of TN

Almeda Perkins of MO

Harriett Womack and husband Bobby of Vernon Hill

Jody Watts and wife Barbara of Clarksville


***Preceded in death by***

His son

Steve Watts


Lillian Conner, Arthur Watts and Hagood Watts


A graveside service will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Norman Talley officiating. Family will receive friends in church fellowship hall immediately after service.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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Past Services

Graveside Service

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery

4198 Bethel Rd, Scottsburg, VA 24589

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