|Birth: ||Nov. 13, 1922|
|Death: ||Dec. 17, 1999|
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.
Charles Robert Clark (1884 - 1958)
Coral Mae Coffey Clark (1894 - 1975)
Billie Watson (1925 - 2006)
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)*
Rankin Chapel Cemetery
Created by: Benna J
Record added: Feb 16, 2009
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