Patsy Ann Boyd Watts, age 81 of Columbia, Missouri passed from this life on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 at Baptist Health in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born in DeWitt, Arkansas on September 23rd, 1937 to John Alexander Boyd and Mamie Azalee Forgey Boyd.
Patsy attended the Missouri United Methodist Church in Columbia, Missouri. She was a faithful member of the Gibson Circle United Methodist Women at her church and also a member of the Kings Daughters and Sons. Patsy was a retired math teacher and taught school in several locations throughout Arkansas. She was Director of the School for Exceptional Children in Helena, Arkansas for nine years. Patsy liked to play Bridge. She was an excellent cook and her greatest joy came from spending time with and cooking for her family.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Gary Watts of the home; one son, Dean Watts and wife Karen of DeWitt; daughters, Kammy Hall and husband Randy of Sheridan, Jacque Charles and husband John of Little Rock and Jodi Bales and husband Bill of Columbia, Missouri; eleven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one brother, Bobby Boyd and wife Jean of DeWitt.
Patsy is preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, Lionel, Billy, John Andy and Leslie.
A Celebration of Life service will be held for Patsy at 11:00 AM Friday, December 14th, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church in DeWitt, Arkansas. At the family’s request memorial donations may be made to the Gibson Circle of United Methodist Women, 204 South 9th Street, Columbia, MO 65201.