Ollie Lee Watson

Published 4:27 pm Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Graveside services were held Saturday, March 28, 2020, at Quinn Temple Church of God in Christ in Monticello, for Mr. Ollie Watson, 87, who died Thursday, March 19, 2020, at his residence.

Elder Stanley Bridges officiated.

Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Mr. Ollie Lee Watson, also known as Hoover, was born to the late Della and Primus Watson in Lawrence County. He lived in Chicago, Illinois for 45 years and returned to Monticello.

He was a member of Quinn Temple Church of God in Christ where he supported his elders and was always willing to help.

He loved building and beautifying the earth around him. He was highly respected by his Robinwood community.

He was preceded in death by his sister and brother, Aline Tyler and Emmanuel Watson.

He is survived by his wife, Myra Watson of Silver Creek; children and grandchildren, Ollie (Vella) Watson of Silver Creek; Kevin (Therese and Monica) Watson of Chicago, Illinois; Francine (Kyra, Zechariah) Watson of Monticello, Keith (Amanda) Watson of Syracuse, New York, Stevie (Annie Neil, Phyallen, Jeileel, Zaphanya) Watson of Silver Creek, Antwyn Watson of Hattiesburg, Tiera (Micalis) Watson of Chicago, Illinois, Claudetta (Patricia Sutton and Jacinta Curtis), Charles (JD) Price, Brenda (Lamont Samuel Taylor) Fuller of Chicago, Illinois, Theresa (Tyla, Tora) Robinson of Chicago, Illinois and Anthony Price of Chicago, Illinois.