Zachariah N. Watts, 78, of 124 Franklin Ave., died yesterday in Bakersfield. He was born in Fulton County, Arkansas on Oct. 1, 1885. He had been a resident of California for 38 years and the West Side for 30 years. Mr. Watts was a retired Standard Oil Co. employee. Survivors include his wife, Artie E. of the home; five sons, Ellis of Bakersfield,Onis of Taft, Roe of Roseville, Quentin of Taft and Arthur of Concord; 10 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and one brother, Jesse of Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the chapel of the Erickson and Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Glenn Miller of First Methodist Church officiating.