Marilyn Jo McWatters
March 5, 1928 – July 26, 2020
Marilyn Jo McWatters passed away July 26, 2020, in Collierville, TN. Born March 5, 1928, in Sylvania, OH, she was the only child of June and Homer Moscoe. She attended Bowling Green State University where she met Russell W. McWatters. Russ and Jo married in 1948 and were together 64 years, until his passing in 2013. After living in Bay Village, OH, Doylestown, PA, and Charles Town, WV, Russ’s work brought them to Germantown, TN, in 1970. Jo was a people person and delighted in visiting with people and learning their stories. She loved all sports, but especially enjoyed and excelled at golf. Lifelong friends were made on the golf course, and around the bridge table. Jo is survived by her sons, Bill McWatters (Sandie) of Collierville, TN, and Tom McWatters (Mary Alice) of Franklin, TN, 4 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren. Th family would like to thank the staff of Schilling Gardens Senior Living for their loving care of Jo in her final years. Memorials may be made to Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 2404 Kirby Rd, Memphis, TN 38125. A private family service will be held.