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Erma Watts

July 27, 1934 — May 22, 2013

Erma S. (Driver) Watts, 78, of Paducah died at 10:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at her residence.

Ms. Watts was a retired owner of Wigwam Restaurant, Driver Inn, and Yogi's, all of Paducah. She was a former employee at S.S. Kresge's of Paducah and was a member of Southland Baptist Temple and a loving mother to two sons and two daughters.

She is survived by one son, Steven Driver and wife Cynthia of Lynchburg, Va.; two daughters, Brenda Gilbert and fiancé Terry Smith of Clinton, and Shelia Chandler and husband Joe Edd of Grand Rivers; one brother, David Wetherington and wife Linda of Lone Oak; one sister, Kay (Wetherington) Norton and husband Larry of Symsonia; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Rick Driver; first husband, Joe F. Driver; second husband, Tom Dorris; third husband, Bob Watts; her parents, Wilford Allcock and Ila (Styers) Wetherington; and one sister, S. Rose Wright.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 25, 2013. at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Topper Council and Rev. Richard Dobbs officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Paducah.

Friends may call after 5:00 P.M. on Friday, May 24, 2013. at the funeral home.

The family requests donations be made in memory of Ms. Watts' son Rick Driver to American Diabetes Association, 10820 Sunset Office Drive, Suite 220, St. Louis, MO 63127; or Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-9961.

Read more: The Paducah Sun - Erma S Driver Watts

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