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Obituary: Nancy Mae Watts | Sept. 23, 1933 — Sept. 13, 2021

Nancy Mae Watts, our matriarch, stitched family values into our bloodline for 87 years. In this feature, we honor her contribution to our lives.

Ms. Watts made evident, “no one was going to take care of me and my kids. I had to get out there and work for everything I got in life.” Sister learned to trust herself and place her faith in God, maintaining fellowship at Daniel Chapel and Mt. Zion churches.

Nancy preferred a life of comfortable leisure over labor, a homebody. With eyes closed, we see Tater . . .

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Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
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