Dateline: November 27, 2003
services for Oma Cecil Hinkle Watson, age 94, were held at 2:00 p.m. on
November 22, 2003, in McLean Church of Christ with George A. Watson
officiating. Burial was held
in Hillcrest Cemetery by Bailey-Ware Funeral Home.
Watson died Thursday, November 20, 2003, in Shamrock. She was born January 26, 1909, in Donley County.
She was one of twelve children born to David Washington Hinkle and
Sinah Catherine Romine. She
graduated from Lelia Lake High School in 1927 and was valedictorian of her
class. She attended Clarendon
Junior College and West Texas State College where she earned a teaching
certificate. She taught
school at Back ISD where she met her future husband, Lawrence M. Watson.
They were married on July 16, 1931.
was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; six brothers, and five
include two sons, L.M. Watson, Jr., of McLean and Jim Watson and wife,
Cindy of Houston; two daughters, Marie O誰eal and husband Tom of
Dickinson and LaVon of McLean; nine grandchildren, Linda Pruitt and
husband Jay of Giddings, Loree DuBose and husband Leland of The Woodlands,
Milton Watson and wife Penny of Spring, T.L. O誰eal and wife Shannon of
Houston, Terri Branscom and husband Jimmy of Forney, Todd O誰eal and
wife Becky of League City, James David Watson of Houston, James Mark
Watson and wife Diana of Alanreed, and Ricee Von Taylor and husband Nick
of Amarillo; eleven great grandchildren, Boone, Candice, and Lacee DuBose,
all of The Woodlands; Joshua, Chelsey, Cassidy, and Calley Watson, all of
Spring; Preston and Dane Pruitt, both of Giddings; and Joshua and Jacob
Watson, both of Alanreed; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and many
church and community friends.
were grandsons James David Watson, James Mark Watson, T.L. O誰eal, Todd
O誰eal, Jimmy Branscom, and Nick Taylor.
family suggests memorials be to Loaves and Fishes Ministry, 603 Commerce
St., McLean, Texas 79057.
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