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Mrs. Elizabeth ‘Chris’ Ann Swaim Watts

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Mrs. Elizabeth “Chris” Ann Swaim Watts, 87, of Winston-Salem, N.C., passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019.

She was born in Forsyth County, N.C., May 13, 1932, to the late Olin Franklin Swaim Sr. and Martha Raper Swaim. Mrs. Watts was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church until her health prevented her from being able to regularly attend. She retired from Lewis and Daggett Attorneys with 16 years of dedicated service. Mrs. Watts enjoyed playing Bridge with her friends and spending time with her family.

Preceding her in death are her parents and a step-daughter, Patricia “Tricia” Watts. Surviving are her husband of 14 years, Russell Watts; three children, Fredrick Payne Stovall and wife Anna of Charlotte, N.C.; Pamela Stovall Thomas and husband Anthony of High Point, N.C., and Brian Franklin Stovall of Roanoke, Va.; a step-son, Timothy R. Watts and wife Rosemary of Clemmons, N.C.; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; four siblings, Rebecca Swaim Sidden, Olene Swaim Tilton and husband Dan of San Francisco, Calif., Olin “Bud” Franklin Swaim Jr., and Patricia Swaim Daniel and husband Shawn of Clemmons, N.C.; and many loving nieces and nephews.

A funeral service is being conducted in her honor at 2 p.m. Monday, June 10, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel, officiated by Pastor Gary Byrum. Interment follows at Forsyth Memorial Park. The family is receiving friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her honor to Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103. Online condolences may be made at www.Hayworth-Miller.com.



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