85 year old Katherine Watson of Smithville died Thursday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a retired factory worker and a member of the Walker Memorial Baptist Church in Franklin. Ms. Watson's request was to be cremated. Burial will be in Frazeysburg, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Joseph Watson; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Watson; a son, Charles Allen Watson; and a daughter, Laura K. Valentine. Survivors include two children, Robert E. Watson of New Lexington, Ohio and Joseph E. Watson and Ruth Nokes of Baxter. Grandchildren, Raymond Lynch, Sr., Tina "Lynch" Chunn, Wayne Watson, Josh Watson, and Stacy Watson. Great grandchildren, James D. Jr. and Amanda Wiley, Kerry D. Wiley, Kayla N. Lynch, Anthony P. Lynch, Gabrielle Hinojosa, Cayden Hinojosa, Austin Hinojosa, Raymond J. Lynch, Jr, and Braden Watson. Great great grandchildren, McKinley Wiley, Marcel Hayes, James D. Wiley, III, and Baby Lillian. Son-in-law, David Thomas (Tom) Valentine and a daughter-in-law, Diane Jones. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Sep 20 2013