NEW MADRID - James "Jim" Watson, 57, died June 9, 2007, at Veterans Hospital in Topeka, Kan.
Born Nov. 14, 1949, in New Madrid, he was the son of Bonita Shaw of New Madrid.
Survivors in addition to his mother include: one son, Jim Watson of Madison, Wis.; one daughter, Terry Watson of Elvins; two brothers, Michael Watson of Imperial and Gerald Shaw of New Madrid; one sister, Rhonda Riggs of New Madrid; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. The Rev. Orvil McKinney will officiate.
Burial will follow in Mounds Park Cemetery with full military rites provided by the Post 595 Honor Guard.