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Donna Watts

February 8, 1954
January 14, 2022

Donna K. Simonton Watts, 67, of Glencoe, Alabama, passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.
Donna was born in Glencoe, Alabama on February 8, 1954. She graduated from Glencoe High School and was part of the class of 1972. Donna was married to Grady “Lee” Watts, Jr.  on June 12, 1972; they were married 49 ½ years.

Donna worked in many different jobs for several years. She retired from Gadsden Regional Medical Center where she was a call nurse operator. She enjoyed crochet, making jewelry, and playing Bingo. She was a part of Heritage Baptist Church.

Donna is survived by her husband, Grady Lee Watts, Jr., daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Tim Reynolds and her son and daughter-in-law, Rev. Gary L. and Stefanie Watts. Grandchildren: Madison Reynolds, Hayden Watts, Erin Watts and Corbin Watts. She is also survived by her siblings: Jane (Stan) Gilliland, Tim Simonton, Joe Simonton, and Janna (Scott) Campbell. Her sister-in-law Deborah (Jackie) McCormick. Her best friend, Vickie McNew and many other family and friends.

Donna is preceded in death by her parents M. A. (Simo) and Bessie Simonton and her in-laws Rev. Grady L. and Betty Watts.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the charity or church of your choice.  The family of Donna Watts wishes to thank her church family at Heritage Baptist Church, Jacksonville C.H. Church, and Chapman’s Chapel C.H. Church as well as everyone who gave us support during this difficult time. Per her request there will not be a formal service. Cremation is being handled by Alabama Cremation and Funeral Services in Steele, Alabama.