1924 – 2016
Sara Jordan Watts of Quinby, passed away on Tuesday, July 5. She was 92.
Mrs. Watts was born in Florence, a daughter of the late Preston Chesley Jordan and Mary Purvis Jordan. She worked with Jack’s Soda Shop and was a homemaker. She loved her flowers and tending her garden. Mrs. Watts was a member of First Baptist Church.
Surviving are her children, Joyce Watts Gibson and Freddie Wailen Watts, both of Florence; grandchildren Shelley Gibson Drulard of Mt. Pleasant and Allison Watts Bilton of Summerville; seven great-grandchildren, Benjamin Drulard, Meredith Drulard, William Drulard, McKinley Bilton, Elena Watts Bilton, Katherine Gibson and Olivia Gibson; brothers Ellis Jordan, Charles Jordan, and Preston “Pete” Jordan; half-brothers Dudley Jordan and Fulton Jordan; sister Virginia Rogers; beloved sister-in-law Willie Jordan; special nephew and niece Sammy (Carol) Jordan and Deborah Long; and a number of other nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Wailen Watts; five brothers and a sister.
The family would like to thank the wonderful people who helped care for Mrs. Watts in such a loving way which includes Cherie Springs, Cheryl Roth, Danny Roth, Willis Groover, Jacob Springs, Pat Morgan, Amber Springs, Brandon Chapman and Noah Springs and also her friends, Wilbur Laberne and Margaret Brown.
Family planned to receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home in Florence.
Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Sunday, July 10, in the Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home Chapel in Florence, with burial following at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 300 S. Irby Street, Florence, SC 29501.
A guest register is available here.