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Lela Lodena "Topsy" Clark Watson
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1922
Morgan County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 1999
Morgan County
Tennessee, USA

Married Billie Watson November 9, 1946.

Obituary; Knoxville News Sentinal --- December 1999 --
WATSON, LELA LODENA - age 77 of Oakdale, passed away suddenly Friday evening, December 17, 1999.

She was preceded in death by her mother Mae Coffey Clark; father, Charlie Clark; brothers, Arnold Clark, Carl Clark; sisters, Mabel Blake and Carlene Clark.

Mrs. Watson was born November 13, 1922 in Oakdale's Rankins Chapel Community. She was a faithful member of the Rankins Chapel Church where she had been a member since October 13, 1940. She loved her church and was very devoted to it.

She is survived by her husband, Billie Watson; daughters, Brenda and husband, Tommy Clark of Spring City, Arlene and husband, Gary Smith of Oakdale; son, David Watson and wife, Gail of Oakdale; five grandchildren, Michele Clark of Tampa, Fla., Tony Clark of Soddy Daisy, Felicia Willis of Oakdale, Serena Peters of Oakdale, Jeremy Smith of Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.; four great grandchildren, Nikkie and Cody Clark of Soddy Daisy, Kimberly and Brittany Willis, Oakdale; two sisters, Myrtle Copland of Oakdale, Eva Solomon of Ft. Olgethorpe, Ga.; two brothers, Albert Clark of Harriman and Walter Clark of Rockwood; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Jeremy Smith, Tracy Willis, Larry Peters, Ted Bunch, Keith Allen, Derrick Stewart, Larry Goldston, Charles Clark & W. A. (Bill) Clark. Interment in Rankins Chapel Church cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Robert Clark (1884 - 1958)
  Coral Mae Coffey Clark (1894 - 1975)
 
 Spouse:
  Billie Watson (1925 - 2006)
 
 Siblings:
  Arnold Robert Clark (1914 - 1994)*
  Mabel Clark Blake (1916 - 1999)*
  Myrtle Clark Copeland (1916 - 2007)*
  Walter Larkin Clark (1918 - 2006)*
  Albert Lewis Clark (1920 - 2009)*
  Lela Lodena Clark Watson (1922 - 1999)
  Carlene Clark (1925 - 1925)*
  Carl Boone Clark (1925 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rankin Chapel Cemetery
Oakdale (Morgan County)
Morgan County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Benna J
Record added: Feb 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33917159
Lela Lodena Topsy <i>Clark</i> Watson
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Lela Lodena Topsy <i>Clark</i> Watson
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Lela Lodena Topsy <i>Clark</i> Watson
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- Matthew Clark
 Added: May. 12, 2014
You always treated me like a daughter instead of a daughter-in-law. I miss you very much.
- Gail
 Added: Apr. 16, 2014

- Benna J
 Added: Dec. 5, 2013
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