Nellie "Nell" Malone Watson

February 5, 1929September 28, 2020
Obituary of Nellie "Nell" Malone Watson
Nellie "Nell" Malone Watson, 91, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020. Visitation will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home on Friday, October 2 from 12:30 to 2:00 PM with Funeral Services to follow in the chapel. Burial will be at Lakewood Memorial Park. Mrs. Watson was born on February 5, 1929, in Montgomery Co., MS. She cared for and ministered to many young children at Watson Daycare, which she operated in her home. She was a faithful member of Siwell Road Church of Christ where she shared her love for the Lord with many special friends throughout the years. Mrs. Watson enjoyed quilting, singing, reading, gardening, and working puzzle books. Many people will remember her for her famous coconut cakes. Her greatest joy in life came from her family and her faith in the Lord. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roy Watson; parents, Samuel and Amanda "Edna" Chesteen Malone; and 13 siblings. Mrs. Watson is survived by her children, Sandra Dollar (Johnny), Hal Watson (Christine), Tim Watson (Vickie), and Tammy Brantley (Steve); daughter-in-law, Clarissa Watson; grandchildren, Ken Dollar, Julie Dollar, Blake Watson, Matt Watson (Anna), Jeff Brantley (Kim), and Emily Brantley; great-grandchildren, Caroline and Jonathan Brantley. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and close friends. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at or Siwell Road Church of Christ at 4075 S Siwell Rd, Jackson, MS 39212.

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