Barbara Claudette Watts

May 22, 1953 ~ September 4, 2021 (age 68)


Mrs. Barbara Claudette Watts was born in Laurens County, South Carolina on May 22, 1953, to the late Mr. Claude Smith and Mrs. Mattie Elizabeth Mason Wax.

She attended the public schools of Laurens County, South Carolina and was a graduate of the Clinton High School Class of 1971 in Clinton, South Carolina.

At an early age, she joined Friendship African Methodist Episcopal Church in Clinton, South Carolina.  She was also a member of the 79th District Women's Auxiliary.

After many years of employment, Mrs. Watts retired as a Direct Care Provider from Whitten Center of Clinton, South Carolina.  She also served in the United States Navy.

On Saturday, September 4, 2021, Mrs. Barbara Claudette Watts departed this life and entered Eternal Rest at her home at the age of sixty-eight.

She leaves to cherish her memories her daughter, Brandy (Brad) Redmond and two granddaughters:  Tatum and Talia Redmond; six sisters:  Judith Watts, Geraldine (Sooney) Dejavitchilert, Lizzie (Timothy) Little, Bessie (George) Dandy, Rochelle Young, and Phyllis Nadine Hill; one aunt, Maggie E. Mason; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends who will miss her dearly.

"It is only after the deepest darkest that the greatest joy can come."


Her joy has finally come!

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 Service Program


September 9, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sanders-Thompson Mortuary, LLC
1235 S Bell Street
Clinton, SC 29325

Celebration of Life
September 10, 2021

2:00 PM
Sanders-Thompson Mortuary, LLC
1235 S Bell Street
Clinton, SC 29325

Video is available for this event

Private Interment


Laurens County Cancer Association
1337 Medical Ridge Rd, Clinton SC 29325
Tel: 1-864-833-3976

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