SIKESTON - Ted Watson, 81, died at 12:48 p.m. Feb. 7, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Feb. 24, 1926, at Lawrenceburg, Tenn., to the late William Thomas and Elizabeth Susan Nolley Watson, he was an over-the-road truck driver and of the Church of Christ belief.
Survivors include: two brothers, Frank Watson of Piggott, Ark. and William Thomas Watson Jr. of the state of Mississippi; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Elenore Harris and Estelle Phillips.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. Phillip Cook of Marshfield will officiate.
Burial will follow in the New Morley Cemetery in Morley.
Pallbearers will be: Mark Hensley, Tim Gadberry, Matt Gadberry, C.L. Gadberry, Ivan Moore and Mike Glaus.