Obituary of Gertrude H. Watson ~ 2008
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Mrs. Gertrude H. Watson, 93, went to be with the Lord on Thursday December 25, 2008 at Cleveland Pines Nursing Center. She was born in Marion, daughter of the late B.J. and Frances Roberts Hollifield. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband J. Clyde Watson; infant daughter Christine; three brothers, Mortimer, Kelcie and Tull Hollifield; and one sister Josie Greene.
She is survived by her daughter Peggy McNeilly and husband Jim of Casar; granddaughters, Jennifer Lackey and husband Jim, and great-grandson Andrew Lackey of Casar, and Lacey Daniels and her husband Ken of Charlotte; three sisters, Betty Morgan of Shelby, Carrie Watson of Hickory and Delzora Harris of Marion; and one brother Tommy Hollifield and wife Joyce of Old Fort.
A graveside service was held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday December 28, 2008 at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Hickory with the Rev. David Rabb officiating. Memorials may be made to Cleveland Pines Nursing Center 1404 N. Lafayette St. Shelby, NC 28150 or Hospice Cleveland County 951 Wendover Heights Drive Shelby, NC 28150. Bass-Smith Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Gertrude Watson.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 7, 2008 Volume 15 # 1