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James Edwin Watson

James Edwin Watson
James Edwin Watson, age 78, passed away on May 1, 2019 at NHC of Columbia.
James was born November 15, 1940 to the late Henry Herbert and Mary Evie Mantlo Watson. He and his wife, Ann Barnickle Watson, were married for more than 50 years when she passed away. He worked as a truck driver for many years before retirement. He was a member of Parkway Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by one brother: Tony Lynn Watson.
Survivors include his son: Bruce Watson of Murfreesboro; daughters: Carol Odom of Columbia and Sandra (Mike) Walters of Columbia; granddaughters: Candice (Barrett) Johnson, Heather Watson and Katelyn Watson; grandsons: Cody (Kelly) Odom, Winston (Jessie) Walters and Chris Watson; great-grandchildren: Triston Watson, Tayler Watson, Katherine Johnson, Baylor Johnson, Ellie Walters, Jase Walters and Owen Odom; brothers: Ray (Charlotte) Watson of Lawrenceburg and Stanley (Barbara) Watson of Franklin.
Funeral services for James Edwin Watson were held Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Williams Funeral Home, Columbia with Terry Peery officiating. Interment was at Polk Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers included: Cody Odom, Winston Walters, Barrett Johnson, Chris Watson, Darryl Watson, Keith Watson, Nick Watson, Gene Barnickle and Tim Barnickle. Williams Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at:

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