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Sandra Guthrie Watts

April 27, 1944 — May 23, 2023

Sandra Guthrie Watts

Sandra Olivia Guthrie Watts of Nelson, VA finished her earthly journey on May 23, 2023.  She was born on April 27, 1944 to the late Jasper Johnson Guthrie and the late Nannie Holmes Elder Guthrie Dews.  She was married to the late Rev. Robert “Bob” Edward Watts.

 

She was a member of Hitesburg Baptist Church where she sang in the choir, a member of the senior citizens group and loved Bingo Tuesday.  Sandra was a dedicated pastor’s wife helping her husband minister to their churches he served.  She and Bob loved to hunt and fish together.  Sandra’s passing leaves a void in many lives, she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

 

Sandra Olivia Guthrie Watts is survived by:

Her Sister

Colleen Elder (Dennis) of Brookneal

One Nephew

Dennis Elder, Jr. (Cherie) of Evington, VA

Stepbrother 

Ralph Dews (Wanda) of Farmville, VA

 

***Preceded in death by***

Brother

Jasper Johnson Guthrie, Jr.

Stepbrother

Larry Dews

 

A funeral service will be held Saturday, May27, 2023 at 3:00 P.M. at Hitesburg Baptist Church with the Rev. Ian Rigney and Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.

 

The family will receive friends Saturday, May 27, 2023 one hour prior to the service at the church.

 

For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.

 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

 

Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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