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Esther Mae Goodin Watson, 89, Columbia, KY (1930-2020)

Esther Mae Goodin Watson of Columbia passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at the Summit Manor Nursing Home. She was 89 years old.

There will be a private graveside service on Monday at the Haven Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at

Born June 21, 1930, in Adair County she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Lottie Redman Goodin and wife of the late William Watson. Mrs. Watson was of the Christian faith.

Survivors include a sister Margie Vaughn of Columbia; her brother-in-law Phillip Watson (Jane) of Columbia; her sisters-in-law Janice Brockman of Columbia, Margaret Mooney (LaWayne) of Oklahoma and Barbara Dixon (Paul) of Columbia; several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a son Randy Watson and a brother Chester Goodin.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Esther Mae Goodin Watson, 89, Columbia, KY (1930-2020)

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