Sylvia Sue Watt
April 28, 1946 – March 23, 2018
Sylvia S. Watt, 71, of Knoxville, TN passed away peacefully at her home in Karns after a long battle with Alzheimer's on March 23, 2018. She was born April 28, 1946 in Bradley County, TN to J.D. and Marjorie (Thompson) Kile. She married her high school sweetheart, Johnny Watt, in 1963 and they celebrated 39 years of marriage before his passing in 2002. She worked for many years as a cafeteria manager for Knox County schools, a job she was both proud of and excelled in. After leaving KCS, she began work for First Tennessee bank, quickly moving up to the head teller position before leaving to work from home in order to help take care of her husband and ailing father. For nearly 20 years, she worked from home as a bookkeeper, only recently retiring from that position. Sylvia is preceded in death by her parents J.D and Marjorie, and her loving and devoted husband Johnny. She leaves behind son Kile Watt, daughter Cassie Kiestler and beloved son-in-law John Kiestler. Granddaughter Megan Kiestler and granddogs Laci and Darby, sister Judy and brother-in-law Richard Wilbanks, Nephew Mark and wife Renee’ Wilbanks, Niece Jennifer and husband Perry Ellison as well as several great nieces and great nephews. A memorial service will be held at Weavers Funeral Home 5815 Western Ave. on Thursday March 29, 2018 from 5-7 pm. The family would like to say special thanks to cherished friends and neighbors Debbie and Shane Brooks for their love and support during mom's final months. Condolences are welcome at weaverfuneralservices.com.
The song is ended but the melody lingers on… Irving Berlin
- Visitation Thursday, March 29, 2018
Sylvia Sue Watt
Mary Kate O'Kain
March 27, 2018
I remember Sylvia as a beautiful and sweet girl. She was a student that every teacher would like to have in class. Her beauty was inside as well as outside and she will be remembered for that. My sympathy to her family. May wonderful memories of Sylvia remain with you.