Joan Watts Davidson, 78, of Little Rock, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Little Rock.
She was born December 22, 1938 in Wilmar to the late Ordie A. Watts, Sr. and Maude Jayroe Watts.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by two brothers, Clois (Red) Watts and Ordie A. Watts, Jr.; and one sister, Lena Callender.
Joan graduated from Wilmar High School, attended West Arkansas Community College in Fort Smith and continued her education with The American Institute of Banking. She had twenty-two years banking experience with First National Bank of Warren, First State Bank of Warren, First National Bank of Crossett and Union National Bank of Little Rock. She also worked part-time for Telcoe Federal Credit Union in Little Rock.
She was a member of Credit Women International Association, the Little Rock Bop Club and The Monday Night Dance Group. She enjoyed dancing and watching most sports. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Crossett.
She is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth Nelson (Mike) of Bastrop, LA, Karen Ederington (Todd) of Little Rock, and Diane Hamilton also of Little Rock; one brother, Carl Watts of Monticello; two sisters, Betty Totten of Monticello and Sue Rodgers (Ervin) of Crossett; four granddaughters, five great-granddaughters; one great-grandson; a host of nieces, nephews and friends; and a very special friend, Paul Davidson.
Funeral service will be 12:30 p.m. Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel with Rev. Robin Allen and Rev. Zan Pierce officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. preceding the service at the funeral home.