VALDESE Mrs. Lorraine Marie Perrou Watts, 81, of Valdese, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Grace Hospital in Morganton, following a period of declining health. Lorraine was born Jan. 21, 1938, in Burke County, to the late Emmanuel Perrou and Rose Vacca Perrou. She was a retired corporate accountant. Lorraine loved animals and was involved with many different organizations on their behalf over the years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Garland Watts, and two brothers, Steven and Edward Perrou. Survivors include her two daughters, Carmen Lail of Valdese, and Suzanne Fletcher of Hickory; five grandchildren, Joshua Lail, Christopher Lail, Brooke Chambers, Christian Fletcher and Cory Fletcher; two great-grandchildren, Elijah and Avery Chambers; four nieces and two nephews. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 15, at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese, with the Rev. Stacy Layne officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday, June 15, from 3 to 4 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese. Memorials may be sent to the ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090-6929. An online guestbook and obituary is available at www.heritagefuneralservices.com. Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the Watts family.