Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX


Effie Irene Watson
March 6, 1912 - April 6, 2007
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Services for Irene Watson, 95, of Kilgore will be ten a.m., Monday, April 9, 2007 at the Hickory Grove Baptist Church with the Reverend Kenneth Mills, Brother Kelly Brian and Reverend Freeman Pierce officiating.  Burial will follow in the Crim’s Chapel Cemetery.  Mrs. Watson died Friday, April 6, 2007 in Longview.

 

She was born March 6, 1912 in Crim’s Chapel Community, Rusk County, Texas to Ronda and Eunice (Barton) Waller. Irene married Lark Watson September 4, 1926.  They were farmers in the Monroe Community and later purchased the Cross Roads Store.  She was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing, quilting, fishing, farming and family.

 

Mrs. Watson is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Erskine and Laverne Watson of Kilgore, Everett and Shirley Watson of Tyler, Major General Retired Gerald G. and Carol Watson of Jacksonville, Alabama; a daughter and son-in-law, Patsy and Alton Walker of Kilgore; a brother, Arnold Waller of Enola, Arkansas; a sister, Evelyn Banda of Kilgore; ten grandchildren, Alton Watson of Conroe,  David Watson of Kilgore, Kenneth Wayne Alston of White Oak, Colonel Bryan Watson of Wiesbaden, Germany, Stephen Watson of Kilgore, Mark Watson of Nashville, Tennessee, Darryl Watson of Atlanta, Georgia, Tina Green of Pine Tree, Buddy Walker of Kilgore, Jeff Watson, M.D., Nashville, Tennessee; twenty two great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; several nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her son Alton Watson and her husband H.L. Watson.

 

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon at Rader Funeral Home between three-thirty and five p.m.




Effie Irene Watson
March 6, 1912 - April 6, 2007

 

 

 

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