Tifton Gazette


January 30, 2014

Lois G. Watson

NASHVILLE — Lois G. Watson, 88, of Nashville, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at South Georgia Medical Center Berrien Campus. Funeral services will be held at 2  p.m. today in the chapel of Lovein Funeral Home with the Rev. Harvey Morgan officiating. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery.

She was born March 2, 1925 in Berrien County to the late James Griffin and the late Marion Simpson. She was a homemaker and retired educator with the Berrien County Board of Education having taught for 38 years. She was a member of the Nashville First Baptist Church and was the widow of James Pleasant "J.P." Watson Jr. She was also preceded in death by a son, Dr. James P. "Jimmy" Watson III; eight sisters and two brothers.

She is survived by her daughter, Elaine (Johnny) Morris of Calhoun; sister, Nina Billingsley of Tallahasee, Fla.; four grandchildren, Dana (Mark) Warren of Nashville, Sean (Dina) Watson of San Antonio, Tex., Kerry (Kerry Rose) Vick of Valdosta, and Griffin (Ali) Morris of Calhoun; great-granddaughter, Lainey Morris; several beloved nieces and nephews.

Lovein Funeral Home, Nashville is in charge of arrangements.

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