Irma Allen Watson
Apr 06, 2010 - 03:17:06 pm CDT Irma Allen Watson, age 86, of 2188 Ridgeville Rd., died Sunday, April 4, 2010 at the Caswell House. She was born in Person County and was the daughter of the late David Allen and Bessie Stephens Allen. She was widow of the late Floyd Watson. She was also preceded in death by a son, Dwight Watson, Sr., two brothers, Robert Allen, Hugh Allen, and one sister Wilma Hartmangruger. Prior to retirement she was employed by UNC and Duke University as a secretary and she was a member of Lea Bethel Baptist Church. Surviving are her one son Mike Watson and wife Lynn C. Watson of Oak Island; daughter- in- law, Dianne Watson, of Prospect Hill; one brother, Claude Allen of Newport News, VA; three sisters, Nancy Allen White of Newport News, VA; Kati Allen Weiss, of Newport News, VA; Shirley House of Lake Gaston; four grandchildren, Michael Watson, David Allen Watson, Dwight C. Watson, Jr., Derek W. Watson, and two great-grandchildren, Zachary Watson and Olivia Watson.
Funeral Services will be held 3PM Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at the Lea Bethel Baptist Church by the Rev. Donald Harris and Rev. Patricia Watson. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Keith Blalock, Barry Barnwell, Tim Solomon, Ronnie Lunsford, Mark Carver, and Jimmy Wilkerson. The family received friends 6-8PM Tuesday evening at the Brooks and White Funeral Home and at other times will be at the home. Memorials may be made to the Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance/Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington, NC, 27215. Condolences may be sent online to www.brooksandwhite.com.