2017-11-22 / Obituaries

Royce Watson


Royce Charnell Watson, 84, of Blakely, Ga., died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.

Mr. Watson was born Feb. 26, 1933, in Bridgeboro, Ga., to the late Alexander Boyd Watson and Lucy Best Watson. He was a general foreman for an industrial construction company. He was of the Baptist faith and a U.S. Army veteran in the Korean conflict.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Avery Watson of Blakely; a daughter, Debra Watson Sills of Blakely; four sons, Kenneth Edward Watson of Picayune, Miss., Charles Watson of Ashford, Ala., Carl Watson and Kevin Watson and wife Chrissy, all of Blakely; 19 grandchildren; 13 great- grandchildren; and five great-greatgrandchildren.

A graveside service was held in the Roberts Cemetery on Hwy 27 S. in Miller County, Ga., Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Sterling Jones officiating .

M anry-Jordan- Hodges Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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