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Alva Drane Watson, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1882
McDuffie County
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 1936
Dublin
Laurens County
Georgia, USA

Mr. Alva D. Watson Sr., nephew of the late Senator Thomas E. Watson, of Louisville, Ga., entered into rest Thursday afternoon, March 12, 1936, at Dublin, Georgia as a result of an automobile accident. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Sunday at Salem Methodist Church, Thomson, Georgia with the Rev. Plaxco and Rev. McKibben, of Louisville officiating, assisted by the pastor of Salem Methodist Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be T.B. Kelley, Dr. J.R. Lewis, N.J. Smith, J.C. Ramsey, Roy Willie, R.L. Farmer, Whit Harvly, J.B. Polhill Jr., M.G. Brantley, all of Louisville, Milton Brown, of Thomson, and S.W. Overstreet and John Futral, both of Wadley. Mr. Watson, a native of McDuffie County, was a prominent attorney and lumberman. Survivors include five sons, Alva D. Watson Jr., superintendent of the Stellaville School, Holden Watson, student at South Georgia Teachers College at Statesboro, Cody Watson, a student at Erskine College, and James and Thomas E. Watson, Louisville; two daughters, Miss Virginia Watson, a teacher at Danville, Ga., and Miss Katherine Watson, Louisville. Stone Funeral Home.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Augustin Watson (1859 - 1937)
  Katherine Luke Drane Watson (1861 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Fannie May Usry Watson (1885 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  William Holder Watson (1913 - 1996)*
  Cody Usry Watson (1915 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alva Drane Watson (1882 - 1936)
  Steven Boyce Watson (1885 - 1960)*
  Edwin F. Watson (1890 - 1911)*
  William Augustin Watson (1893 - ____)*
  James Truman Watson (1896 - 1950)*
  Effie S. Watson Collins (1898 - 1989)*
  Eleanor Leigh Watson (1901 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery
McDuffie County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Jimmy Morris
Record added: Dec 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81959490
Alva Drane Watson, Sr
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