Dora N. Watts, 68 years, of Plainfield, IL, formally of Bardwell, KY, passed away on September 22, 2013 at Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Joliet, IL.
She was born October 28, 1944, the daughter of Escle and Deelie nee Hardison Rials.Dora was a former member of the Bible Baptist Church in Naperville, IL., where she coached Awana for many years where she coached Awana for many years as well as taught Sunday School and played piano and organ. She was a bookkeeper for the family business for many years.She enjoyed gardening, music, bowling and her dear friends. Yearly she cooked bean soup for the Lyons Historical Society.
Dora is survived by her husband of 50 years, John, children Bob (Pam) Watts of Yorkville, IL, Vicki (Steve) Hutchings of Montgomery, Mike (Cheryl) Watts of Yorkville, Tina (Tom) Byrne of Oswego, IL, grandchildren Joshua (Carrie) Hutchings of Woodridge, IL, Ashley Watts of Yorkville, Bobby Baird of Oswego, Christopher Watts of Yorkville, Rachel Hutchings of Montgomery, IL, great-grandsons Dean Hutchings and Ryan (Larson) Hutchings both of Woodridge, IL, sisters Bonnie Tolbird of Bardwell, KY, Beth (Dan) Bowles of Bardwell, KY, Mary (Joe) Graves of Murray, KY, father-in-law John B. Watts of Milburn, KY, and many nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Sonny Rials and mother-in-law Juanita Watts.
Visitation will be on Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the DUNN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME with CREMATORY, 1801 S. Douglas Road, Oswego, IL 60543.
Graveside service will be 2:00 PM Saturday, September 28, 2013 in Milburn Cemetery, Milburn, Kentucky.