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Saturday, June 14, 2008

Mrs. Ethel E. Watterson Passing

CHURCH HILL — Mrs. Ethel E. Watterson, 62, of 153 Hoard Lane, Church Hill, passed away Wednesday (June 11, 2008) at the Indian Path Hospital and Medical Center following a brief illness.

Mrs. Watterson was born in Virginia but had spent most of her life in Hawkins
County. She was a member of the Lyons Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church. She taught Sunday School and was a member of the Church Choir. She was a member of the Womens Missionary Society and truly loved the Lord. Mrs. Watterson was a devoted wife, mother, and friend and touched many lives.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Magdalene Watterson; brothers, Clyde, Albert, Joseph, Billy and Walter Wa t t e r s o n .
She leaves to cherishe her memories her husband, Harold Leon Watterson of the home; three daughters, Corretta Watterson Patterson, Candiace Ramierez and Cotina R. Watterson, all of Church Hill; six grandchildren, Antonio Watterson, Alan Patterson, Joseph Patterson, Jose Ramierez, Jr., Christian Ramierez and Ariela Ramierez; brother, James Watterson of Church Hill; sister, Mary Mitchell of Detroit, Mich.; brother in law, Alan Watterson of Michigan; sister in law, Doris Calloway, Virginia Beach; nieces, Cassandra Biggles, Barbara Ann Scaggs, Michell Scaggs, Denise Scaggs and several other nieces and nephews; special friends, Brian Overbay, Deloris Blye, Ruby Ann Brice, Mary Brice, Minnie Cox, Marlyn Underwood.
Calling hours are from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Johnson Funeral Home and anytime at the residence.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of the funeral.
Burial will follow in the Church Hill Memory Gardens.
The Watterson family would like to thank Mrs. Smith and the 4th floor staff at the Indian Path Hospital & Medical Center for their kindness and care.
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Johnson Funeral Home of Church Hill is in charge or arrangements.