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 Billy Dunn Watson

Billy Dunn Watson

Birth
Cooper, Delta County, Texas, USA
Death 14 Sep 2010 (aged 87)
Athens, Henderson County, Texas, USA
Burial Athens, Henderson County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 58724566 · View Source
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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.


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  • Created by: James A Gamblin
  • Added: 15 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58724566
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Billy Dunn Watson (8 Dec 1922–14 Sep 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58724566, citing Oaklawn Memorial Park, Athens, Henderson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by James A Gamblin (contributor 46962775) .