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Betty Watson


Betty L. Watson, 81, of Waldron, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019, at her residence.

Born Nov. 3, 1937, in Somerset, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Harvey Burchfield and Allie Mae (Sears) Burchfield. She married Odus Watson on May 6, 1953, and he preceded her on May 25, 2004.

Survivors include 11 children, Joe Watson (wife, Debbie) of Franklin, David Watson (wife, Joyce) of Shelbyville, Wilma Troxell (husband, Jeff) of Morristown, Pam Poe (husband, Johnny) of Morristown, Debbie Langley (husband, Larry) of Greenfield, Leon Watson of Geneva, Helen Gibson (husband, Mark) of Manilla, Sandy Shaw (husband, Tracey) of Flat Rock, Mike Watson (wife, Michelle) of Waldron, Donna Ford (husband, Matt) of Tallahassee, Florida, and Tammy Day (husband, Jamie) of Waldron; brother, Harvey "Bud" Burchfield (wife, Ruth) of Ohio; three sisters, Alice Sears of Somerset, Ann Sears (husband, John) of Somerset, and Helen Meece (husband, David) of Somerset; several nieces and nephews; and over 100 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her spouse; two sons, Jimmie Watson and Junior Watson; two sisters, Lois Meece and Juanita West; two grandchildren, Bruce Watson and Chelsea Langley; and two infant great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Watson had lived in this area for over 50 years, after moving from Somerset. She was a homemaker and had previously worked in quality control at Williams Industries for 14 years, retiring in 1990. She attended school in Somerset, and was a member of Somerset Baptist Church, and attended Cornerstone Christian Fellowship Church.

Betty enjoyed flowers, fishing, listening to Gospel music, and shopping at Goodwill. She was all about her family and grandchildren, whom she dearly loved.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Pastor George Mitchell officiating.

Burial will be in Lewis Creek Baptist Cemetery.

Friends may call on Wednesday evening, July 10, 2019, from 4 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to OUR Hospice of South Central Indiana, in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.com.