February 4, 1939–February 20, 2018
Beverly Joan Watts, age 79, Joplin, passed away 6:35 p.m. Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Landmark Hospital following an illness.
Beverly was born February 4, 1939 in Joplin to the late Charlie Edward Rowan and Pearly Belle Polly Rowan and had lived in Joplin most of her life.
A homemaker, Beverly had worked at the former Kids Kingdom Daycare Center in Joplin for several years.
She married Ellis D. Watts on July 9, 1958 in Miami, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death on September 28, 2011.
Beverly was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Sherry and three brothers, Paul, Harold and Dale Rowan.
Survivors include a son, Ellis Watts, Joplin; two daughters, Tammy Anderson and husband, Doug, Joplin, Tonya Watts, Joplin; two grandchildren, Dougie Anderson and Jody Anderson; and several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Services are planned for Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Parker Mortuary Chapel. Interment will follow at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 7-8:00 p.m. at Parker Mortuary.
Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.