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Evie Watson, age 104, passed away at her home Monday, March 4, 2013.
Mrs. Watson was born February 28, 1909, to the late Hattie Ophelia Murphy McDougal and Edward Monroe McDougal in Cedar Bluff. She was a homemaker and member of Cedar Bluff Baptist Church. She married Oscar Lee Watson July 3, 1926, and were united for 66 years until his death July 17, 1992.
Funeral services are Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Samuel Burns officiating, assisted by Bro. Todd Chesser. Burial will follow in Cedar Bluff Cumberland Presbyterian
Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by two sons, Oliver Lee Watson of West Point, and Thomas E. (Buddy) Watson (lness) of Baton
Rouge, La., one daughter Nell Valentine and one daughter-in-law Shirley Watson both of West Point. Six grandchildren, Glenda Dedeaux, Debbie Ingram (Kenny), Gene Allen Sanders (Kerry), Lisa Randle (Mark) all of West Point. Chris Watson (Peggy) Baton Rouge, La., and Shirley Carr (Jimmy) of Clinton. Ten great-grandchildren. Gina Reed (Tommy) of Starkville,. Jason Ingram (Rae Anne), Kevin Ingram, Shane Sanders, Dustin Randle all of West Point. Shawn Sanders (Deanie) of Clinton, Matt Carr of Baton Rouge, La., Kristin Randle of Nashville, Tenn., Leslie and Khristy Watson of Baton Rouge, La., and three great-great-grandchildren, Lane and Luke Reed of Starkville, and
Jackson Watson of Baton Rouge, La.
Mrs. Watson is preceded in death by two sons, Charles Watson and James E. Watson of West Poin. One daughter Helen Watson of West Point, and great-granddaughter Ginger Bryan of West Point, and eight sisters, Lucille Wright, Marie Henley, Jessie Lee Jones, Annie Hamby, Bessie Seymore, Willie Mae Waldrep, Minnie Woolbright and Ruth Blakeney, and two brothers, Edward McDougal and Jodie McDougal.
Pallbearers are Mark Randle, Kenny Ingram, Chris Watson, Gene Allen Sanders, Jimmy Carr and Gary Dedeaux.
Memorials may be made to Cedar Bluff Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery, c/o Anna Sims, Henryville Road, Cedar Bluff,
MS 39741 or to Cedar Bluff United Methodist Church, 1118 West Loop Drive, West Point, MS 39773 or to Cedar Bluff Baptist Church, P. O. Box 65, Cedar Bluff, MS 39741
Visitation is today, Tuesday, March 5, 2013, from 5 - 7 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com