James Hamilton Watson

Published 11:41 am Friday, March 24, 2017

Funeral services with full military honors were held Tuesday March 14, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Old Silver Creek Baptist Church in Silver Creek for Mr. James H. Watson, 84, who died on March 10, 2017.   Rev. Micah Rutland officiated.  Burial followed in the Old Silver Creek Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: John D. Watson, Stephen Watson, Christopher Watson, William Watson, Tyler Lott and Duane Fortenberry. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Watson was a retired Master Sergeant from the U. S. Army, having served with distinction for two tours of duty in Vietnam.

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He is survived by three sons, James Timothy Watson of Silver Creek, John Evan Watson (Teresa) of Vancleave and Mark Eugene Watson (Karen) of Pascagoula; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren; four brothers, Allen “Buddy” Watson of Wade, Glenn Watson of Bayou Cumbest, Louisiana, Douglas Watson of Wade, Danny Watson of Wade and his sister, Katherine Watson of Pascagoula.

He was preceded in death by his mother, his father, wife Barbara of 55 years, four brothers, Billy Watson,Tommy Watson, Gene Watson, Paul Watson and one sister Cora Baum.

Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultsmoorefuneralhome.com.