Wanda (Allman) Watts

April 9, 1946 ~ July 29, 2019 (age 73)


Wanda passed away at home on Monday, July 29, 2019 from complications of Parkinson’s disease after a 10 year battle that she fought with grace and dignity. 

Wanda was born an only child, on April 09, 1946, in Iredell co. to Mary Davis Allman and Barry Odell Allman of Landis, NC. 

She was preceded in death by her parents. Wanda graduated from South Rowan High School in 1964 and from South Eastern School of Cosmetology in 1965, she was a self-employed hair dresser in Concord, NC for 42 years. She also taught shag lessons for a number of years in the 1980’s and early 1990’s. 

She is survived by Ann Linthicum of the home, daughter, Jennifer Watts of Concord, NC, daughter, Noelle Watts of Concord, NC, son, John Watts (Kelly) of Concord, NC, sister in-law, Wanda E. Watts of China Grove, four grandchildren, four great grandchildren, one nephew, one aunt, and numerous cousins all of whom she loved dearly. 

Wanda was a member of Central United Methodist Church in Concord, NC. She loved to attend and be a member of the Ellen Pemberton Sunday School Class and the Coltrane Jones Circle. 

Her service will be held on Thursday, August 1 at 3:00 PM at Central United Methodist Church of Concord. The family will receive friends in the Coltrane Memorial Room after the service. A private Inurnment will be held at a later date. If you wish to make donations in her memory please direct them to the Barrett Eudy Scholarship fund at Central United Methodist Church or to the Michael J. Fox foundation for Parkinson’s Research at 

The family wishes to thank the Hospice staff and especially Miranda and Samantha who provided such compassionate care to Wanda. Online condolences may be left at Whitley’s Funeral Home is serving the family. 
“Don’t Cry because it’s over, Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Suess


Visitation: After the Service Thursday, in the Coltrane Memorial Room August 1, 2019 Central United Methodist of Concord
Service: 3:00 PM, Thursday August 1, 2019 Central United Methodist of Concord
Interment: Private Inurnment at a later date

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August 3, 2019

11:00 AM
Carolina Memorial Park
601 Mt. Olivet Road
Kannapolis, NC 28083

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