A memorial service for Bernadette Watson, age 76, of Maydelle is scheduled for
2 p.m., Friday, August 12, 2016, in the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home Chapel in Rusk with Rev. Randy Sparks and Rev. Jan Pate officiating.
Ms. Watson passed away August 7, 2016, in Rusk. She was born March 20, 1940, in Verdun, France, to the late Robert and Germaine Singeot. Ms. Watson moved to the United States in 1959 after marrying Charles Watson and they were married 36 years until his passing. She worked as a home health care provider most of her life and loved sewing, canning, spending time with family and playing dice with her special friend Betty Ramsey.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Charles Watson. She is survived by a daughter, Sandra McAllister of Rusk; son and daughter-in-law Shanon and Charlene Watson of Rusk; daughter and son-in-law Tina and Scotty Benge of Rusk; eight grandchildren, including Tiffany Smith and husband Dallas of Nederland, TX, Brandi Loden and husband Jason of Pearsall, TX, Jeremy Watson and wife Raysha of Rusk, Brandon Stewart and fiancé Nancy Rangel of Jacksonville, TX, Heather Watson and fiancé ""Nipp" Skinner of Rusk, Jaymee and Raylee Benge of Rusk, and Taylor Watson of Rusk; eight great-grandchildren, including Blake, Brayden, Addi, Maddie, Dylan, Aiden, Karrington, Kennidi and Nevaeh.
Standing in honor will be Dallas Smith, Jeremy Watson, Brandon Stewart, Jason Loden, Nipp Skinner, Blake Smith and Taylor Watson. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, August 11, 2016, at the Rusk funeral home.
Published on August 10, 2016