Joy Watson

Published 9:58 am Monday, March 20, 2017

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Old Silver Creek Baptist Church for Mrs. Joy Watson, 58, of Silver Creek, MS who passed away March 4, 2017, at her residence in Silver Creek.  Interment followed at Old Silver Creek Cemetery.

Rev. Trey Spangler officiated. Pallbearers were John O. Watson, William Watson, Mark Watson, Christopher Watson, Steven Watson and Jacob Stewart. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss handled all arrangements.

Mrs. Watson was born Oct. 12, 1958, in Mississippi.  She was the daughter of Kary Yarbrough and Margaret Ann Wells Yarbrough. She was a senior production assistant and office manager for fourteen years at Gulf Pine Energy in Gwinville. She enjoyed reading and Cruising the Coast every year. She loved the beach. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Silver Creek.

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Mrs. Watson is survived by her husband, Tim Watson of Silver Creek; one daughter, Jessica Lott (Benjamin) of Hattiesburg; two sisters, Merri Stewart of Chipley, Florida and Carol Watson of Pascagoula; stepbrother, Mark Forsman and her stepmother, Volia Gaddis both of Noxapater.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one sister.

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