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James "Jim" A. Watson was born March 23, 1945 the son of the late
Sylvester and Maggie Kidd Watson and departed this life Monday, June
28, 2016 at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center reaching an age of 71
years.
He had accepted Christ as his Savior on January 7, 1962 and was an
active member of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church as long as his health
permitted.
On June 8, 1964 he united in marriage with Anna Ruth Kidd and to
this 52-year union three children were born—Connie Jo Kinnett,
surviving; Jamie Dwight Watson who precedes him in death and
Elizabeth Hope Vaughn, surviving, all of Monticello.
Also surviving are his grandchildren—Megan Ryan Massengale, Marissa
Jaymee Ramsey (Davis) and Maggie Elaine Stinson.
He is also preceded in death by two grandchildren—Taylor Shelby
Kinnett and Madison Paige Kinnett.
He was also blessed with great-grandchildren—Alexander Watson
Massengale, Noah Blaine Massengale and Payton Taylor Paige Burns.
Also surviving are his siblings—Lonnie Watson, Paula Sue Hicks,
Janie Alexander, Douglas Watson, Diane Criswell and George Watson.
He is preceded in death by his sisters—Maxine Watson and Ernestine
Burnett.
Surviving is a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many
friends to mourn his passing.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 2016 at the
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with Bro. Kenneth Thompson and Bro. Lowell
Foster officiating. Burial was in the Kidd Cemetery.
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on July 5, 2016
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