Joann Dunaway Watts, 79, of Hurricane passed away of a short illness on Monday, January 16, 2023. She was born August 26, 1943 to the late Virgil and Madeline Dunaway. For the last 3 years she has lived in the original home place where her daughter Janet Leigh and Gregory Hall cared for her. She was also preceded in death by her first born Joseph Karl Braun, Husband Edward Larry Watts, siblings Nova Jean, Virgil Jr, John, Janet, Phyllis, Mary Ellen, Ronald, Helen and Russell Gene.
She is survived by her children Deborah Ann and Tom McCollum of Madison Miss. Janet Leigh and Gregory Hall of Hurricane, WV, Michael Wayne and Maria Braun of Virginia Beach, VA Shannon Edward Watts of Clinton, Miss
Grandchildren and great grandchildren the loves of her life are Jacquelyn Wallace, Joseph Wayne and Joshua Michael Braun, great grandchildren Jaspur, Juneaux, Jeri, Emersyn and Sawyer. Sister Maxine Harmon and brothers Troy Dunaway and William Dunaway, Special Brother-in-laws Roger Plymale and John Paul, and a host of nieces and nephews that loved her dearly.
Funeral Service will be 12:00 p.m. Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Allen Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Valley View Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 10 til 12 prior to the service at Allen Funeral Home.