Sherry Overmann Watts


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Posted Online: Jan. 08, 2013, 5:41 pm
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Sherry Overmann Watts, 69, of Davenport, died Jan. 7, 2013, at Genesis East, Davenport.
Services are 11:30 a.m. Friday at Runge, Davenport. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Thursday. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park.
She was born in 1943. She married Leonard Watts in 1988. He died in 2004.
Surviving are her children, Rich Overmann, Shela Alatorre, Cheryl Cervantes, all of Davenport; stepchildren, Denise Watts, Davenport, Terry Watts, DeWitt, Mark Watts, Clinton, Iowa; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; seven brothers and sisters.












 




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