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Kala Javon Watts

Kala Javon Watts, 42, of Rapid City, South Dakota, sadly left us on October 9, 2022 with her family by her side. Kala was a beautiful, intelligent and caring person who was truly a light to many people. 

She is survived by her mother, Kim Whitney; father, Jim Watts; brothers, Jamie (Jodi) Watts and Mitchell Lewis-Watts; sister, Toni (Tom) Schavone; grandfather, Chester (Joyce) Whitney; grandmother, Peggy Whitney and niece, Madison Watts. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held in Kala's honor from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on October 21 at Studio 621 in Spearfish, South Dakota (621 N Main St, Spearfish, SD).

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