Obituary for Earline Marie Watson

Earline Marie Watson, age 83 of Hiwassee went to be with her Lord, Sunday – May 6, 2018. She has resided at Carrington Place in Wytheville since 2015.

Born August 22, 1934 in Bedford, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Alanson Davis Watson & Janie Elizabeth Willis Watson; her sister, Dorothy Henley & brother-in-law, John Henley and nephew, Johnny Wayne Henley also preceded her in death.

She was a faithful Christian, being a life-long member of the Allisonia UM Church until it closed and then became a member of the Cecil’s Chapel UM Church.

She began her working career at Hercules lunchroom in Hiwassee. Then she sewed belt loops at the former Sweet Orr and all the sewing factories that occupied that building until she retired.

She lived with and took great care of her parents through their last years of life.

She is survived by her 

Nephews & Nieces

Dave & Sandra Henley – Dade City, FL

Aubrey & Sandy Henley – Kissimmee, FL

Gayle & Larry Clark – Narrows, VA

Janet & Donnie Pickett – Austinsville, VA

Danny & Cindy Henley – Dublin

Doris & John E. Henley – Hillsville, VA

3 Great Nieces                  6 Great Nephews                            13 Great Great Nieces/Nephews 

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Pastor Ruth Ann Henley officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.

The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM – Tuesday evening May 8, 2018 at the Funeral Home.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.