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Wade Watson

Wade Watson

Tuesday, November 24th, 1931 - Saturday, February 15th, 2020
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Obituary

Funeral services for Wade Watson will be held Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. at Pleasant View Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 3:00 P.M. until the time of the service.

Mr. Watson, age 88, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 at his residence. He was a native of Wilcox County. Mr. Watson was the son of the late Billie Monroe Watson and the late Naomi Wade Watson. He was preceded in death by his brother James M. “Bo” Watson and a sister Bernice Watson Hance. He was a farmer in Wilcox for 45 years.. Mr. Watson was in the United States Army where he served in the Korean Conflict served in Alabama, California and Germany., He was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church. He also served as Farm Bureau director, president of Wilcox County Sweet Potato Growers Association. Mr. Watson served as director of Colony Bank of Wilcox, serving 8 years as chairman of the board. He sang bass with the Gospel Echos of Pitts for 31 years. He served on the Wilcox County Arts Council. Mr. Watson was the music director Pleasant View Baptist Church for 48 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 71 and served as chairman of board of Wilcox County Gold Kist. Mr. Watson was a director on Community Board of the REA.

He is survived by his wife: Beth M. Watson, of Pitts, Ga. brothers-in-law: L.V. (Shirley) McClain, Charles W. (Linda) McClain, Howard (Carolyn) McClain all of Adel and Gus Hance of Pineview, a sister-in-law Wilma Jane Watson of Boaz, Al. and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the Pleasant View Baptist Church Building Fund.

Online condolences may be left at www.hughesandwright.com. Hughes & Wright Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with these arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 16th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, February 16th, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Pleasant View Baptist Church
    Address
    Sevillle-Pleasantview Road
    PITTS, GA 31072
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, February 16th, 2020 | 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, February 16th, 2020 4:00pm
    Location
    Pleasant View Baptist Church
    Address
    Sevillle-Pleasantview Road
    PITTS, GA 31072
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Jimmy Black
  • Interment

    Location
    Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    Sevillle-Pleasantview Road
    PITTS, GA 31072
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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H. E. &, Linda Kennedy

Posted at 02:31pm
Beth, we are so sorry to learn of Wade's passing. We have known both of you for a lot of years and had many good times at the gospel sings we attended. Our prayers are with you. God will sustain you at this difficult time.
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Dr. Annette Mumphery

Posted at 11:25pm
My deepest sympathy to the Watson family
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Virginia Spradley

Posted at 02:39pm
Beth. I am so sorry to hear of Wade's homegoing. But we know he is in a better place. It is just hard for the one left behind. I can see him leading the Heavenly Choir this morning. Love and prayers for you during the days ahead. Virginia Spradley
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Bob

Posted at 10:50am
Beth, Lots of good memories with you and Wade. Words can't explain. Bob Wright
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Colleen Owens

Posted at 07:06am
Sorry to hear about Wade's passing, but I do know that he is rejoicing in heaven right now. We sang gospel music many nights with Wade, Beth, Doc, and Ruth. We love you Beth and are praying for you. Love, Darrell & Colleen Owens (The Owens Family)
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