Milford E. “Buddy” Watts Sr.
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Milford E. “Buddy” Watts Sr., 71, of Empire, formerly of Burnwell, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Bell Sumiton Chapel with burial in Brasfield Cemetery. The Rev. Brian McClendon will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, April 16, 2013, at the funeral home.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Linda Diane Trussell Watts; parents, Milford and Frances Watts; sister, Dinah Faye Lovell and her husband, Huel “Shorty” Lovell; and nine infant brothers and sisters;

Survivors include his children, Milford E. “Junior” Watts, Brenda Flippo and her husband, Danny, Charlie Higginbotham and his wife, Lisa, Linda Williams, Norman Freeman, Carolyn Amerson and her husband, Jimmy, and Patricia Brown; 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth Joe Watts; sisters-in-law, Laura Watts and Deborah “Second Wife” White and her husband, Roger; mother-in-law, Joyce Trussell; brother and sisters-in-law, John “Bo” Trussell and his wife, Regina, Linda Hayes and her husband, Ronald, Teresa Boshell and her husband, L.W., and Loretta Busby; host of nieces, and nephews; three very close friends, Joyzell Bartlett, Vernon Lawson, and Deb Akers; and a host of other relatives and friends.

You may sign an online register and express private condolence to the family at

Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton; 205-648-6611