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Obituaries March 6, 2018  RSS feed

Ida Gene Watson

Gene Watson, 92, was born September 27, 1925, and passed away February 24, 2018. Gene was born in Marquez, Texas, to parents Donna Leo Wilson and Richard A. Winn, Sr.

Gene was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Emmett Orlean Watson. She is survived by her daughter, Donna Jean Watson; son, Lance Emmett Watson; daughter-in-law Kathy Watson; granddaughter, Lily Katherine Watson; and many dearly loved nieces and nephews.

Her life celebration was held Thursday, March 1, at 10:30 a.m. at the Marquez United Methodist Church, corner of loop 208, Marquez, Texas 77865, where her grandfather was a founding member in the year 1919. Rev. John Goodwin, pastor of the church, and Dr. Tony Taylor officiated the service. The special music was presented by David Wright and Sheri Pipes. Interment followed in the Marquez Cemetery on Highway 7, Marquez, Texas.

Pallbearers: Ray Kipert, Jay Winn, Bubba Winn, Robert McFarlane, Ed Watson, Terry Watson, Doug Brzowski Sr. & Wes Poynor

Honorary pallbearers: David Wright, Bill Pipes, Robert Winn, Ray Trammell & John Sharp

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Marquez United Methodist Church in Marquez, Texas.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Walters Funeral Home, Centerville, Texas.

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