Alice M. Watts, 39, a librarian at the Rippon Elementary School in Woodbridge, Va., died Friday at Fairfax Hospital of injuries she received in an car accident Dec. 14 on Fuller Road at Quantico Marine Base. She lived in Arlington.

A Quantico Marine police spokesman said Mrs. Watts' car was traveling east on Fuller Road when it collided with a car, driven by a 56-year-old Stafford, Va., man who was westbound and crossed the center line.

Mrs. Watts was a native of Pulaski, Tenn., and a graduate of East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tenn. She earned her master's degree in library science at the University of Denver.

From 1965 until 1973, she worked for the Defense Department in its schools for military dependents in Alaska and Germany.

Mrs. Watts moved to Arlington in 1973, the year she joined the faculty of the W.B. Patterson Elementary School in the District. She moved to Coles Elementary School in Manassas in 1975. In 1979, she joined Rippon Middle School in Woodbridge. At the time of her death, she was in her first year at Rippon Elementary.

Survivors include her husband, retired Army Lt. Col. Bobbie M. Watts of Arlington; her parents, John E. and Edith Mason, and her maternal grandfather, J.C. Park, all of Pulaski, Tenn.