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Watts Cemetery
Lincoln County, West Virginia

Submitted by Lisa L. Luther, Feb 22, 2005 [charleywest@hotmail.com] Total records = 65.

From the Sod Post Office take Timberwolf Trail. Follow this road as far as possible up the mountain until there is a house with a deck to your right, and a gray house to your left. Just after the gray house you will see a gated rocky dirt road entrance to a trail. The entrance has a very low gate across it with a "Posted" sign to the left. To get to Watts Cemetery just step over the gate and walk the trail. The trail is usually not overgrown and is very well kept.

The walk is not as far as it seems, and the cemetery is easy to spot. It is on a beautiful grassy mound. The residents of the gray house just before the gated entrance own the property so be sure to check with them before crossing the gate. Sign on main gate reads: "Watts Cemetery 1879"

The inscriptions listed here are abbreviated versions of the actual text on the headstones. All military markers will be noted with at end of entry.

I walked and read this cemetery in Sept of 2004.

- Lisa L. Luther
Burgess, Harold R., b. 06/11/1882, d. 01/20/1911
Campbell, Betty Jean Watts, b. 05/19/1917, d. 01/03/2002
Estep, Irene Carpenter, b. 1869, d. 1900
Goode, Ruth Neal, b. 03/08/1930, d. 11/22/1951
Graley, George L., b. 02/1910, d. 05/1973
Hilbert, Albert S., b. 1859, d. 1944
Hilbert, Amazon L., b. 1859, d. 1934
Hilbert, F. Rosa D. Watts, b. 03/28/1859, d. 01/08/1937
Hill, John H., b. 08/08/1857, d. 07/13/1923
Hill, Laura I., b. 04/12/1858, d. 08/01/1935
Holstein, Millie Ann, b. 05/07/1860, d. 02/15/1929
Holstein, Wirt C., b. 02/09/1860, d. 04/15/1937
McClure, Carol Rena, b. 1946, d. 1946 *
McClure, Doris Watts, b. 11/18/1925, d. 06/29/1951 *
Mobley, Amber E. Neal, b. 1890, d. 1939
Mobley, John M., b. 1875, d. 1944
Mullins, Jon, b. 1884, d. 1974
Mullins, Mayme, b. 1880, d. 1991
Neal, Alonzo A., b. 07/11/1892, d. 11/07/1967
Neal, B. E., b. 03/03/1886, d. 12/09/1915
Neal, Carl Anthony, d. 06/19/1967
Neal, Carl W., b. 09/14/1940, d. 07/03/1992
Neal, Cynthia C., b. 05/15/1849, d. 05/28/1949
Neal, Elizabeth J., b. 02/07/1858, d. 06/25/1927
Neal, H. J., b. 1865, d. 1941
Neal, Harold E., b. 10/26/1928, d. 03/28/1996
Neal, Lawrence, b. 11/18/1886, d. 06/07/1949
Neal, Rosie E., b. 04/02/1904, d. 02/13/1955
Neal, Roy D., b. 10/25/1931, d. 01/08/2003
Neal, Wanda Jean, b. 03/26/1946, d. 07/22/2000
Nunn, Bertha May, b. 04/20/1893, d. 12/11/1966
Nunn, Billy Joe, b. 10/25/1935, d. 10/11/1985
Nunn, Billy Ray, b. 1980, d. 2001
Nunn, James Harden, b. 1854, d. 1957
Nunn, Nannie Franklin, b. 1863, d. 1938
Nunn, Stone W., b. 04/18/1891, d. 04/16/1994
Nunn, Thomas L., b. 1914, d. 1980 *
Nunn, Zena, d. 1930
Owen, John O., b. 04/12/1880, d. 05/21/193-
Purdy, Cora Ann, b. 02/05/1898, d. 02/05/1898
Purdy, Nancy Jane, b. 03/18/1902, d. 08/18/1902
Tudor, Lillie, b. 1880, d. 1975
Vickers, Baby, d. 1912
Watts, Amy Marybelle, b. 1859, d. 1896
Watts, Baby, d. 1896
Watts, Buelah, d. 1882
Watts, Daisy Paul, b. 01/16/1912, d. 06/04/2002
Watts, Emily Holston, b. 1866, d. 1900
Watts, Emma Hill, b. 11/15/1884, d. 10/01/1972
Watts, Isaac Edward, b. 1871, d. 1930
Watts, J. Stafford, b. 1854, d. 1902
Watts, Mary T., b. 06/17/1911, d. 08/15/1959
Watts, Mima Florentine, b. 1876, d. 1923
Watts, Minnie Ruby, d. 07/10/1899
Watts, Ohmer L. Jr., b. 05/07/1927, d. 02/26/1928
Watts, Ohmer L. Sr., b. 05/08/1879, d. 08/23/1942
Watts, Reverend William, b. 02/12/1823, d. 03/18/1879 *
Watts, Violet, d. 1918
Watts, William T., b. 08/13/1908, d. 01/31/1992
Woodrum, Annie G., b. 02/10/1889, d. 07/01/1973
Woodrum, Arnold, b. 08/27/1920, d. 10/14/1940
Woodrum, Carl, b. 07/12/1915, d. 02/27/1919
Woodrum, Richard B., b. 08/24/1884, d. 08/05/1966
Wright, Eugene, b. 04/16/1957, d. 04/16/1957
Wright, Helen, b. 03/09/1960, d. 03/09/1960

Watts Cemetery Notes:
McClure, Carol Rena, Daughter of Forrest and Doris (Watts) McClure
McClure, Doris Watts, Wife of Forrest McClure (12/08/1919 - 06/27/1996) buried in Midkiff Cemetery Sumerco, WV
Nunn, Thomas L., Husband of Eldean Grace (Clark) Nunn (04/18/1939 - 11/15/2002) buried in Lively Cemetery Sod, WV
Watts, Rev. William T., This is the oldest legible headstone in the Watts Cemetery. It is a tall obelisk with a Masonic emblem

 

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