Barbara J. Watts | Obituary

Barbara J. Watts | Obituary

Barbara J. Watts, 85, of Auburn, WA passed away on August 11, 2021 at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way, WA.

Barbara was born on July 31, 1936, in Hobart, OK, to Henry & Alta Sells and she was the youngest of 4 children.

Barbara and her family eventually moved to Junction City, OR where she met the love of her life, Leo F. Watts, and married on October 5, 1952 and were married for 67 years. Barbara and Leo were blessed with 4 amazing sons.

Barbara was preceeded in death by her oldest son, David L. Watts of Enumclaw, WA, and brothers Bill Sells of Ryderwood, WA and J.C. Sells of Portland, OR.

Barbara is survived by her loving husband, Leo Watts (Auburn, WA), Sister; Faye Johnson (Albany, OR). Sons; Dan Watts (Kent, WA), Steve Watts (Auburn, WA), Mike Watts (Ellensburg, WA). Daughter-in-Laws; Teri Watts (Enumclaw, WA) and Donna Watts (Kent, WA). Barbara was blessed with 8 grandchildren; Melissa Watts (Enum- claw, WA), Jeff Watts (Kent, WA), Matt Watts (Kent, WA), Michael Watts (Kent, WA), Kyler Watts (Tri-Cities, WA), Ramsey Watts (Ellensburg, WA), Shianne Watts (Ellensburg, WA) and Dakota Watts (Ellensburg, WA). Additionally she was doubly blessed with 2 great grandchildren; Coral Watts (Kent, WA) and Grady Watts (Kent, WA).

Barbara will be laid to rest at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, WA awaiting the arrival of her loving husband, Leo.


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