Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carroll M. Watson; four brothers; and three sisters. She retired from a long career with the Douglas County School System to take care of her grandchildren.
Mrs. Watson is survived by her son, Terry M. Watson, and his wife, Margaret; her daughter, Debra Watson Hollis and her husband, Eddie; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; her brother, Gordon Fields; her sisters, Ruth Swofford and Marcella Davis; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3.
Her funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in the Rosehaven Chapel with the Revs. R.C. Watson and Eddie Hollis officiating. Burial will follow at Sunrise Memorial Gardens, Douglasville, Ga.
Those who wish may send condolences or share a special memory at www.whitleygarner.com.
Whitley Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville.