Carol Jean Watts
Carol Watts, long time neighborhood friend and resident of Forest Grove left her earthly surroundings when she passed away on April 1, 2021 in McMinnville, Oregon. She was born February 15, 1953 in Portland, OR to Helen and Chet Reynolds. She was the second of four children and grew up in Reedville, OR. She was baptized and was a member of Reedville Presbyterian Church. She loved participating in the church choir and made many friendships there. She attended Reedville Grade School and East Hillsboro Jr. High School. She graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1971.
Carol married in 1971 and moved to Forest Grove in 1976 and lived in the same neighborhood until 2020. There she raised her children, Tim (Tanya) Watts, LuAnn Watts, Antonia Wille and Patricia (Kris) Stephen. She was a good neighbor and always extended a helping hand to anyone in need. Carol loved her family and all of her relatives, whom she enjoyed celebrating with at family parties, events and picnics!
Carol worked in the food industry for most of her adult life and finished her career with over a decade as the Head Cook for the Washington County Jail. She was a dedicated and hardworking employee who was admired by her co-workers and staff.
Carol is survived by her children, sister Judy (Gene) Oaks and her brother Dick (Roberta) Reynolds. She is preceded in death by her sister Brenda Wille. A celebration of life is planned for later this summer. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to American Cancer Society in Carol's name.