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Mr. J. C. Watson, Burkesville, KY (1931-2012)

He was the patriarch of a large, highly regarded Cumberland County, KY family. He was the son of the late Bertie and Avo Short Watson. His marriage to Grace Webb Watson, who survives, endured 52 years. He leaves five direct living descendants. He was a member of Rock Springs Church of Christ, worked for General Motors and was a farmer
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Mr. J.C. Watson, age 81, of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday December 25, 2012 at The Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 2pmCT/3pmET, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N. Main Street, Burkeville, KY, with burial in the Williams Cemetery in Clay County, Tennessee. Visitation will be after 1pmCT/2pmET, on Thursday, December 27, 2012, until service time on Friday.

Mr. J. C. Watson, Burkesville, KY (1931-2012)

He was born in the Ashlock Community of Cumberland County, Kentucky on Monday June 22, 1931 the son of Bertie and Avo Short Watson. He died Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2012, in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 81 years, 6 months, and 3 days.

He was a member of Rock Springs Church of Christ, worked for General Motors and was a farmer.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sisters, Saraphine Watson and Sarah Watson.

He is survived by his wife, Grace Webb Watson of Burkesville, Kentucky whom he married on February 25, 1960, and the following:
  • His children: Danny Allen (and Kendra) Watson of Burkesville, Kentucky, and Susan C. (and Richard) Cross of Albany, Kentucky

  • His grandchildren: Taylor Danielle Watson, Hailey Jo Watson, and Bryson Richard Cross
Professional services provided by Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY.

Send a condolence to the family of Mr. J.C. Watson.

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