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Elsie Watson

Friday, April 23, 2010
6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home of Willis
10129 FM 1097 W
Willis, TX 77318

Saturday, April 24, 2010
1:00 PM
Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home of Willis
10129 FM 1097 W
Willis, TX 77318

Elsie Elizabeth Watson of Willis, Texas, age 96, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2010. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 1 p.m. in the Chapel at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Willis, with her nephew, Reverend Rodney Puryear officiating. Interment will follow the chapel service at Willis Cemetery, Willis, Texas. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, April 23, 2010 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Willis.
Elsie was born March 21, 1914 in Beaumont, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jess Eugene Watson; father, Oney B. Puryear; mother, Ida L. Puryear; brothers, Oney P. Puryear and John I Puryear; and sister, Dorothy F. Williamson. Elsie is survived by her son Richard E. “Dick” Watson and his wife Marion of Hunt, Texas; her daughter Susan Waller and her husband Drew of Montgomery, Texas; and her brother, Jack M. Puryear and his wife Janet of Austin, Texas. Her grandchildren include Holly Pesterfield of Southlake, Texas, Stephanie Sanders and husband Scott of Houston, Texas, and T.K. Watson of Harper, Texas. In addition there are three great-grandchildren, Caroline, Barrett, and Braden.
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