Glenda Watson

April 29, 2021

Glenda Watson, age 55, of Petersburg, TN, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at her residence. She was born in Smithville, TN on October 5, 1965.

Mrs. Watson was preceded in death by her grandparents: Virgie Grissim, Alfred Grissim, Della (Charles) Poston, and Arnel Murphy; aunt: Minnie Poss and uncles: William Murphy and Earnest Murphy, all of Smithville, TN.

Mrs. Watson is survived by her husband: Thomas Watson of Petersburg, TN; three daughters: Gwendolyn Ponder of Smithville, TN, Devin (Josh) Wahlmeier of Flintville, TN and Ashley May of Flintville, TN; one son: Chris (Julie) Ponder of Smithville, TN; father: Wayne (Cathy) Grissim of Coldwater, MI; mother: Frances (George) Fincher of McMinnville,TN; Mother-in-law Ann Watson; two sisters: Sonia (Darryl) Talley of Smyrna, TN and Gina (Jerry) Moss of Smyrna, TN; one brother: Wayne (Su) Grissim, Jr. of South Korea; one step-brother: George Fincher, Jr. of Beersheba Springs, TN; 14 grandchildren: Haley and Hope Hendrixson, Madison, Brooklyn, Ricky, Gracelynn, Jace and Brinson Ponder, Ellie Moss, Hayden Feltman, Matthew, Aaliyah and Joshua Jr. Wahlmeier, and Peyton May;(5)Nieces Donann (Shane) Profitt (Florida),Zara Melton (Smithville),Adrianna(Makayla) Moss-Shawver (M’boro),Lauren (Grant) Winfree (Alabama),Maddie Moss (Knoxville);(3) Nephews A.J. Jenkins (Smyrna), Dillon (Rachel) Melton (Liberty),Mason Moss (Smyrna)aunts and uncles: Dimple (Charlie) Blanchfield of Smithville, TN, Donna (Mike) Hewell of Smithville, TN, Darlene (David) Griffith of Gassaway, TN and Denise Redmon of Chattanooga, TN.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home with Bro. Wilburn Carter officiating. Burial will follow in Prospect Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home.