|Birth: ||Mar. 11, 1880|
|Death: ||Jun. 24, 1939|
Mesa Florist Called By Death
MESA, June 24 — Mrs. Amanda Irene Watson, 59 years old, widely known Mesa florist, died at 2 p. m. today in the family home, 204 East First Avenue, after a long illness.
Her husband, C. E. Watson, and six sons and daughters, Alma, Sanders, Eva, Erva, Mary and Roy, who is filling a Latter-Day Saints Church mission in Argentina, survive, as do her father, Walter Cox, Fairview, Utah, and eight brothers and sisters.
A native of Fairview, Mrs. Watson and her family came to Mesa 14 years ago from American Fork, Utah. She had been engaged in flower culture while here. The entire family is active in church work, Mr. Watson being on the staff of the Arizona Temple.
Funeral arrangements are awaiting word from relatives in Utah.
-Arizona Independent Republic, June 25, 1939, transcribed by Rhonda Holton
Mesa Woman's Rites Scheduled
MESA, June 25—Funeral services for Mrs. Amanda Irene Watson, wife of C. E. Watson, will be held at 4 p. m. Wednesday from Mesa First Ward Chapel, with Bishop M. L. Griner officiating.
Interment will be in the Mesa Cemetery.
Mrs. Watson, who was engaged in flower culture here for 14 years, died yesterday in the family home on East First Avenue after a long illness.
She is survived by her husband and seven children, all here with exception of one son, Roy, who is filling a Latter-Day Saints Church mission in Argentina.
Other survivors are her father, Walter Cox, and eight brothers and sisters in Fairview, Utah.
--Arizona Independent Republic, June 26, 1939, transcribed by Rhonda Holton
* death cetificate
Children: Charles Walter Watson, Ade Watson, Elvira Watson, Ida Grace Watson, Belva Ruth Watson, Alma Gerald Watson, Erva Irene Watson, Eva Ione Watson, Sanders Chapman Watson, Clyde Ethelbert Watson, Leroy Alfred Watson, Edward George Watson and Mary Lucile Watson.
* Check out the Cox Family History site by Carl T. Cox
Walter Cox (1852 - 1940)
Nancy Irene Sanders Cox (1856 - 1916)
Charles Ethelbert Watson (1877 - 1951)*
Charles Walter Watson (1903 - 1908)*
Elvira Watson (1905 - 1927)*
Ida Grace Watson (1907 - 1908)*
Alma Gerald Watson (1909 - 1950)*
Erva Irene Watson Quist (1912 - 1962)*
Eva Ione Watson Johnson Quist (1912 - 1996)*
Sanders Chapman Watson (1914 - 2005)*
Clyde Ethelbert Watson (1916 - 2003)*
Leroy Alfred Watson (1918 - 2004)*
Edward George Watson (1921 - 1921)*
Mary Lucille Watson Anderson (1922 - 2006)*
Amanda "Irene" Cox Watson (1880 - 1939)
Franklin Sanders Cox (1881 - 1970)*
Nancy "Elvira" Cox Bench (1882 - 1964)*
Adelia "Belva" Cox Watson (1884 - 1974)*
Amasa Bruce Cox (1885 - 1925)*
Almer Burns Cox (1885 - 1951)*
Olive Mary Cox Powell (1889 - 1983)*
Frances Ella Cox (1895 - 1896)*
Orville Stanley Cox (1899 - 1987)*
City of Mesa Cemetery
Created by: Rhonda
Record added: Aug 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57168791