Nita Eleanor Watts, 1940 - 2017

Nita Eleanor Watts was born Aug. 16, 1940, to Seamon and Irene Smith in Bristow. She departed this life Jan. 7, 2018, at her home with her family by her side. She graduated from Gypsy public schools. On Nov. 30, 1958, Keith Watts and Nita Smith were united in marriage. From this union were born three children, Bruce, Ricky and Teresa. She was a self-employed tax preparer for a number of years. Nita loved working in the hayfield, gardening a variety of vegetables and especially mowing. She loved the Lord and enjoyed spending time reading the bible. She is survived by her husband Keith of 59 years of the home; one son, Bruce Watts, of Bristow; one daughter, Teresa Flatt, of Bristow; four sisters, Joyce Stubblefield, Louise Campbell, Janice Kennedy and Nadine Plum; five brothers, Clayton Smith, Charlie Smith, Gerald Smith, Melton Smith and Jackie Smith; six grandchildren, Ryan Watts, Ricky Watts, Tyler Flatt, Julia Flatt, Shawnda Jones and Taylor Watts; five great grandchildren, Paige Flatt, Isaac Watts, Camden Flatt, Gideon Watts and Abigail Watts. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Ricky Watts and two brothers, Seamon Smith Jr. and Glen Dale Smith. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 at the Advent Christian Church with Reverend Russell Carle officiating assisted by Curtis Watts. Interment will follow at the Welty Cemetery. Condolences can be sent to www.hutchinsmaplesfuneralhome.com

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