A life-long resident of Colyell, La. Passed away at his residence on Saturday, February 22, 2020 surrounded by his family.  He was 88 years old.  He was born to the late Ivy and Stella McMorris Watts.  He was a Korean War Veteran proudly serving in the United States Army from 1952 to 1953.  He is survived by his wife of 64 years and 11 months, Hazel Wheat Watts; daughters, Gloria Harrell (Wendell), Norma Jean Schexnayder (Darren) and Murline Watts; 6 grandson and 8 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Ivy and Stella McMorris Watts; father in law and mother in law, Eugene and Ethel Taylor Wheat; 2 brothers, Carlmon and Arveal Watts and 1 sister, Janet Andrews.  His grandsons will serve as pallbearers.  Visitation will be Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 5p.m. to 9 p.m. and will resume on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 9 a.m. until Funeral at 11 a.m. at Cornerstone Church 28280 South Satsuma Rd. Livingston, La.  Conducted by Rev. Clint Mitchell.  Burial will follow in Muriel Watts Family Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers the family request donations to be made to Cornerstone Church.  Arrangements by Church Funeral Services of Walker, La.

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