Lynette Louise Watts

Published 2:22 pm Friday, September 9, 2016

Lynette Louise Watts, 80, of Bridge City, Texas, went to be with her Heavenly Father on September 8, 2016, in Beaumont, Texas.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 12, 2016, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City, Texas. Officiating will be Father Steve Leger. Entombment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary following at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

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Born in Port Arthur, Texas, Lynette was the daughter of Lionel Lemaire and Iris (Francez) Lemaire. She was a lifelong and active member of the Catholic community, most recently attending St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Lynette’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the many family, friends, and members of the community for their love and care throughout the years.

Lynette was preceded in death by her parents; her great-grandson, Gabriel Watts; and sister, Beryl Guidry and husband Norwood Guidry.

Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband of 60 years, Gary Watts; children, Janice Watts, of Bridge City, Elizabeth Keeton and husband James, of Buna, Nancy Austin and husband Billy, of Orange, Dennis Watts and wife Erin of Colorado Springs, Christopher Watts and wife Lora, of Sandy, Oregon, Stephen Watts, of Groves, Phillip Watts, of Orange, Joel Watts and wife Emily, of Bridge City, Neil Watts and wife Shally, of Bridge City, Keith Watts and wife Wendy, of Bridge City, and Angela Tedford and husband Damon, of Orange; 26 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 6 nieces and nephews; and many other loving family members and friends.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.