QUITMAN – A funeral service for Witt Wayne Watson, 94, Quitman, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Lowe Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Morrow officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.
Mr. Watson died July 12, 2017. He was born October 17, 1922 in Nome, Texas to Purley and Ruth Watson. He served in the U.S. Air Force ground crew from 1941 to 1943 and retired as a mechanic from Shell Oil Company after 33 ½ years. He was co-owner of Drapes by Francis and attended Hainesville Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father; one sister and his wife, Francis Watson.
Survivors include four daughters, Judy Peacock, Longview, Glenda Allen, Mineola, Brenda Busbee, Allen and Karen Moore, Quitman; one brother, Don Watson of Nome; 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.