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Jewell Watson

Monday, December 23, 2002

SIKESTON - Jewell Alfreda Watson, 90, died at 4:10 a.m. Dec. 22, 2002, at the Clearview Nursing Center.

Born May 20, 1912, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Adam and Molly Fowler Ferguson, she had been employed by the International Shoe Company in Sikeston. A member of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program for many years, she was also a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church.

On April 20, 1933, in Benton, she married Alva Watson who preceded her in death on Dec. 9, 1969.

Survivors include: three sons, Michael Watson and Ron Watson of Sikeston and James Watson of Wappapello; and four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Two sons also preceded her in death.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Kelley Grubbs, pastor of Murray Lane Baptist Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Chad Prichett, Shain Schoolcraft, Jason Watson, Doug Decker, M.B. Weathington and Mike Watson.