Mary (Goodman) Watts


Mary Watts, 91, of Clarion passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at Careage of Clarion.

Memorial services for Mary Watts will be held at Monday, April 21, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at the Clarion Church of Christ with Pastor Tim Platt officiating. 

Mary, the daughter of Jarret and Mabel (Michael) Goodman was born December 27, 1916, in Dallas County, Iowa.  She graduated from Johnston High School in 1935.

Mary was united in marriage with Alre Watts in February of 1945.  The couple made their home at Lake Cornelia, where they were longtime residents.  Mary was a homemaker and an avid gardener.

She was a member of the Church of Christ in Clarion where she was a Sunday School teacher for many years.  Mary also served as financial secretary for 26 years at the Church of Christ.  She was also Past Chairman for the Wright County Republicans and Past Matron of the Order of Eastern Star.

Mary is survived by her son Robert Watts of Belmond; brother Major Goodman and his wife Sheila of Raleigh, North Carolina; sister Margaret Klobnac and her husband Howard of Norwalk; brother Jarret Goodman and wife Barbara of Wisconsin; numerous nieces and nephews along with other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by parents; husband Alre; brother Bob Goodman; and sisters Hazel Langness and Dorthea Hurd.

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