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Betty V. Watson

August 6, 1944 August 25, 2008
Betty V. Watson
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Obituary for Betty V. Watson

On August 25, God decided he needed you, so from this world you left, you took a piece of all of us, our hearts are what you kept. Your seat is now empty, and it’s hard not to see your face, but please always know this, no one will ever take your place.
Mrs. Betty Davis Watson departed this life in Lynchburg General Hospital on August 25, 2008. She was preceded in death by her mother Julia Davis Farley, and a sister Mary Farley Whitaker.
She was educated in the Nottoway County School system. She accepted Christ and joined Shiloh Baptist Church at a very early age, and attended until her health began to fail. She was known to many as Miss Betty the babysitter. She nurtured many children in her home while their parents worked. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her husband Earnest U. Watson of forty-eight years; two devoted grandchildren who lived with her Tyrone, & Tyrell; her father James Farley; one brother Cordell Farley (Latrice) of Chesterfield Virginia; four daughters, Jeanette W. Ford (Tyree) of Burkeville Virginia, Earnestine Watson of Newport News, Virginia, Linda W. Moore (Ron) of Laurenburg, NC, Gerline W. Bassfield of Burkeville, Virginia; one son Robert Jones (Maneesha) of Austin, Texas; two aunts Florence D. Trent of Blackstone, Virginia and Mary S. Davis of Washington, DC, two brothers-in-law, Roosevelt Watson (Ann) of Cleveland, Ohio and Joe Whitaker of Blackstone, Virginia; three sisters-in-law Idell W. Davis of Blackstone, Virginia, Rosa Johnson (Esau), and Martha Hoskins all of Cleveland, Ohio; twenty-two grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She cherished the friendship of two devoted cousins Annie Jackson and Martha Thomas.
Funeral Services Saturday, August 30, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church, Blakstone, VA with interment in the Greenview Cemetery, Blackstone.
W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home of Blackstone in charge of the arrangements.

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