|Birth: ||Dec. 8, 1922|
|Death: ||Sep. 14, 2010|
Graveside services and interment for Billy Dunn Watson, 87, Athens are scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Thursday, September 16, 2010 at Oaklawn Memorial Park, Athens, with Dr Kyle Henderson officiating. Arrangements are with Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home, Athens.
Mr. Watson died Tuesday, September 14, 2010 in Athens.
He was born December 8, 1922 in Cooper to William Wylie and Carrie Elizabeth Dunn Watson.
Bill married Tommie Frances Scoggins November 15, 1943 in Bennetsville, South Carolina. He was Sergeant in the U S Army 18th Airborne 54 Signal BN and served in England, France, Belgium Luxemburg, Holland and Germany. He was awarded numerous medals including 7 Bronze Stars and Victory Ribbon. Bill was a 50 year Mason and a member of First Baptist Church. He retired after 40 years with American National Insurance Company.
Survivors include his wife Tommie Watson, Athens; daughter Leslie Watson Gunn, Carrollton; son Larry Gene Watson, Texarkana; 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Oaklawn Memorial Park
Created by: James A Gamblin
Record added: Sep 15, 2010
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