On September 21, 1993, Vince Watts was listed as the living brother in the obituary of Elizabeth Watts Branham.
ELGIN – Funeral service for Vince F. “Sam” Watts, 79, will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2001 at Hillcrest Baptist Church with the Rev. Ken Jackson officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery with military honors. Mr. Watts will be placed in the church at 3 p.m. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Senior Men’s Sunday School Class and Mr. Watt’s nephews. Visitation will be from 7-9 this evening at Shives Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel.
Mr. Watts died Monday, June 11, 2001 in Kershaw County Medical Center. Born February 17, 1922 in Blaney, he was a son of the late Henry Watts and Mamie Branham Watts. Mr. Watts was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and the Senior Men’s Sunday School Class. He was a former deacon of Spears Creek Baptist Church, Pontiac. Mr. Watts was an avid NASCAR fan.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Edna Ellisor Watts of Elgin; daughters, Faye Sessions and her husband, Otis and Maybelle Nelson, all of Elgin; grandchildren and their spouses, Wendy and Mike Nelson, Mark Nelson, Cindy and Jeff Yasmine, Patty and Patrick Florence and April Sessions; great-grandchildren, Jeremy Sessions, Katie Nelson, Nikki Nelson, Brittany Nelson, Megan Nelson, Justin Yasmine, Frankie Nelson, Josh Nelson, Heather Nelson, Rebecca Sessions, Cristin Yasmine and Noah Sessions; nieces and nephews; and many special friends.