|Birth: ||Jan. 6, 1925|
|Death: ||Oct. 20, 2006|
Billie was saved & joined the Pine Orchard Baptist Church at age 13. In 1947 he moved his letter to Rankins Chapel Baptist Church. He was Ordained as Deacon there September 29, 1963. At various times he has taught Sunday School and served as Sunday School Superintendent for many years. .
Obituary; The Roane County News, October 23, 2006---
WATSON, MR. BILLIE, age 81 of Oakdale, passed away October 20, 2006 at the Life Care Center of Morgan. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He was ordained as a deacon at Rankins Chapel Church in 1963. He was a dedicated member & served on the Deacon Board until his death.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Lela Clark Watson; parents; William Houston and Blanche Coffman Watson; brother, Alvin Watson and sister, Vannie Underwood.
He is survived by his son, David (Gail) Watson of Oakdale; daughters; Brenda (Tommy) Clark of Spring City and Arlene (Gary) Smith of Oakdale.
Grandchildren; Michelle Clark of Harriman, Tony (Annette) Clark of Soddy Daisy, Felicia and (Bruce) Bagwell of Rockwood, Jeremy Smith of the U.S. Air Force and Serena (Larry) Peters of Oakdale. Five great grandchildren; Nikkie & Cody Clark, Soddy Daisy, Kimberly & Brittany Willis, Isabella Peters of Oakdale.
Sisters; Mona (Walter) Powell, Irene (Alvin) Helton, Dot (Jim) Summers, Gladys (Jim) Dalton and June (Bobby) Horton; special friend Rita Summers along with various family and friends.
Pallbearers were; Grandsons, Tony Clark, Jeremy Smith; Great-grandson, Cody Clark; Husbands of granddaughters, Larry Peters & Bruce Bagwell and Nephew, Lloyd Kivett.
The family will receive friends Saturday, October 21, 2006 from 6 to 8 p.m. at SchubertFuneral Home, Wartburg.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 22 at 3:30 p.m. at Rankins Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Kerry Ruppe officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
William Houston Watson (1894 - 1977)
Blanche Edna Coffman Watson (1905 - 1987)
Lela Lodena Clark Watson (1922 - 1999)*
Vannie Ola Watson Underwood (1922 - 2003)*
Alvin Edgar Watson (1923 - 1993)*
Billie Watson (1925 - 2006)
Rankin Chapel Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 16, 2009
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Without a doubt, one of the finest men I have ever known. Thank you for being such a shining example.|
Added: Apr. 16, 2014
Thinking of you every day & will always miss you. You were the best dad anyone could have!|
Added: Dec. 5, 2013
Remembering you on this Memorial Day!|
Added: May. 27, 2013
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