Patsy Marie Watson, 81, of Blossom passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Bright-Holland Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Knights of Honor Cemetery in Blossom, Texas. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at the funeral home.
She was born on April 25, 1939 in Greenville, Texas the daughter of Eddie Gray and Lilly Finch Gray.
Mrs. Watson worked several years in Law Enforcement with Lamar County Sheriff Department and the Honey Grove Police Department. She worked alongside Lamar County’s first drug dog “Quinn” and later took care of him after he was retired. After she left law enforcement she worked as a drug dog handler near Granbury. She worked her last 24 years of her work career managing the Reno Plaza and Reno Regency Apartments. She loved dogs and cats and rescued several hundred dogs and cats over her lifetime. The thing she loved most was spending time visiting with all her sisters and the time she cherished spending with all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, L. B. “Red” Watson on Nov. 12, 1977. They married on April 4, 1964. She is also preceded by her parents, sisters; Ayleen Craig, Nellie Cushing, Dorothy Mullens, Betty Burchett, Jimmie Watson, brothers; Sammy Gray and Jerry Gray, step-children; Dennis Watson, Brenda White and Diana Morse and two grandchildren, Jarred Watson and Matthew Watson.
She is survived by daughters Laura Borders and husband Danny, Lettie Ducharme and husband Steve, Patrica Dawson and husband Johnny, Judy Clement and husband Keith; sons, Leslie Watson and wife Chandra, Larry Watson and Steven Watson, grandchildren; Daniel Borders, Angie Bishop and husband Ronald, Misti Lester and husband Gary , Kimberlee Higgins and husband Jeff, Anthony Dawson and wife Starr, Drew Watson and wife Tasha, Brian Watson and wife Nicole, Laurissa Wright and husband Matt, Stacy Borders and husband Jeffery Williams, Matthew Watson and wife Jessica, Kaleb Watson and wife Barbie, Chelsea Ducharme, Lillie Ducharme, Kealey Edwards and husband Aaron, Sydni Porter and husband Justin, Sheldon Ducharme, Sidney Watson, Corbin Watson, Daniel Watson, Robert Watson and wife Jennifer, Angie Jackson and husband Pete, Kellie Taylor and husband Tony, Tommy Barnhart and wife Brenda, Rhonda Rheuark and husband Ray, Kelvin Barnhart and wife Stephanie, Danny White Jr. and wife Valorie, Patrick Morse, Kimberly Morse, Justin Morse, Chris Morse and wife Paula, Krystal Watson, Brandi Wood, Star Smallwood and Skylar Smallwood; and 34 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a very special friend that lived with her and helped take care of her for the last few years, Brenda Nafe.
Pallbearers will be Andrew Watson, Matthew Watson, Kaleb Watson, Brian Watson, Corbin Watson and Anthony Dawson.
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