Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA


Dorann Bingham Watts

December 17, 1929February 11, 2020

Dorann Bingham Watts passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the age of 90.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bayard Benton Bingham and Gracie Sturdevant Bingham, as well as her brother, Bayard Benton Bingham, Jr.

She leaves behind her husband of 70 years, Dr. Homer A. Watts, Jr. Additionally, she is survived by: her daughters, Lori Watts Weaver and Carol Watts Brannon; her sons, Steven Watts (Harriet), David Watts (Brenda), and Lee Watts; 13 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.

She was a dedicated member of First Baptist Church of New Orleans since 1954 and the Women’s Missionary Union.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Service at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd in New Orleans, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 1 PM. Rev. Bob Moore will officiate. Visitation will begin at 12 PM. Interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to The Salvation Army, 100 Jefferson Highway in New Orleans or New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 3939 Gentilly Blvd in New Orleans.

To view and sign the family guestbook please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com


  • The Salvation Army
  • New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary


18 February


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd
New Orleans, Louisiana 70124

18 February

Memorial Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

18 February


2:00 pm

Metairie Cemetery

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana


Dorann Bingham Watts

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Cathy Wyatt

February 14, 2020

Some of my favorite childhood memories are of Uncle Homer, Aunt Dorann and our New Orleans cousins! You are all in my prayers!