Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

Joan Rooks Watson
April 20, 2017
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Joan Rooks Watson

A Celebration of Life for Mrs. Joan Rooks Watson, 83, of Keller, formerly of Kilgore will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 1 pm in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Interment will follow in the Kilgore City Cemetery. Mrs. Watson completed her earthly journey in her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, April 20, 2017.
Joan was born on April 20, 1934, in Donna Texas, to Floyd and Hazel Rooks. She retired from Region 7 in Kilgore after more than 30 years. Joan was a member of First Baptist Church in Kilgore. She was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority, Xi Pi Mu Chapter, now known as Precepter Lamba Delta. Her family and friends were the source of her strength and spending time with them was when she was happiest.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Andrea Sue Watson Hernandez of Ft. Worth, Ann Watson Combs and her husband Stephen of Keller, grandchildren, Christin Barrilleaux of Kilgore, Stephen Combs, Jr. of Ft. Worth, Michael Combs of Grapevine, Adrian Carlos Hernandez and Andrew Caleb Hernandez both of Ft. Worth; great-grandchildren, Trinity Higginbotham and Josalyn Champion. Also, left to carry on her legacy are numerous nieces and one nephew, friends and other loving family members.
Mrs. Watson was very much loved and will be greatly missed.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Paul Thurmond Watson Jr., sister and brother in law Shirley and Wayne Anthony.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6:00 8:00 pm.

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Joan Rooks Watson
April 20, 2017
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
6p - 8p
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Service Schedule
Celebration of Life
Chapel at Rader Funeral Home
401 N. Martin St.
Kilgore, TX  75662
Thursday, April 27, 2017
1 pm
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Burial Schedule
Kilgore Cemetery
1000 Memorial Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
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