Obituary of Daisy Creighton Watts
Daisy Creighton Watts passed away peacefully on March 17, 2021, after a long journey with Alzheimer’s. Daisy was born October 24, 1932, in New Orleans. LA. to Arthur M. Creighton and Thelma Richards Creighton. After her graduation from Xavier University of Louisiana in 1952, Daisy taught in an elementary school before marrying her husband of 56 years, Nathaniel T. Watts, Jr., M.D. Daisy devoted her life to caring for her husband and seven children, her Catholic faith and her volunteer activities. Her generous, kind spirit was evident to all who met her, and she made people feel welcome in her home. Daisy was a gracious hostess, stylish lady and loyal friend. Her culinary skills were well known and there was always plenty of food for “unexpected guests”. Daisy willingly sacrificed her time, treasure and talent for others and her love for her family knew no bounds. When her sons attended St. Anthony Catholic School, she spent many hours baking “goodies” for bake sales and volunteering with school and church functions. Daisy was a 50-year, platinum member of the Dallas Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, a charter member and past president of the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of The National Smart Set, Inc., Associate member of the Dallas Chapter, Jack and Jill of America, Inc., and active in many other civic and community organizations.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Nathaniel T. Watts, Jr., son, Stephen E. Watts II, and brothers, Arthur Creighton, Calvin Creighton and Edwin Creighton. Daisy is survived by her daughter, Gwendolyn Satterthwaite (Aaron), her sons, Nathaniel T. Watts, III, Michael C. Watts (Maria), David C. Watts (Marilyn), Joseph F. Watts (Jenelle), and Paul G. Watts, her sisters, Gwendolyn Grass, Thelma Simpkins, her sister-in-law, Louise Taylor, and her brother-in-law, Stephen E. Watts, M.D. Daisy was greatly loved by her grandchildren (Ronald, Amanda, Natalie, Christina, Edward, Jessica, David, Walter, Sydney, Zachary, Simone, Amber, Paula, Ashley, Alexandria and Alana), her great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of dear friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Daisy Watts to Xavier University of Louisiana (xula.edu), the Alzheimer’s Association (act.alz.org/donate) or charity of your choice.
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