Florence C. Watson 94, Youngstown departed this life on Friday, February 24, 2023 at her residence.
Mrs. Watson was born July 17, 1928 in Wilcox County and reared in Mobile Alabama, a daughter of Robert B. and Mary D. Peoples McPherson.
She loved flowers, fishing, traveling, mission work, She was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church, bible class, Sunday school, and being a member of the Eastern Star as a Past Matron.
She leaves to cherish her memory 2 grandsons, Keathen Scott, and David Williams; her nephews, Damion Patterson, Brad, Billy, Mark and Grey Young all of Youngstown, Rick Bender, Troy Davis Holcomb Jr., Marcus and Maurice Holmes; her nieces, Lucy McPherson, Barbara Jean Nichols, Terry Carrington, Leaser Bender, Chalonda, Precious Holcomb, and great nieces and great nephews; her daughter in law, Tanya Watson of Columbus; her a godchild, Christopher M. Willis; his mother, Joann Williams; her good friends and caregivers; Glenna Barnes, Mary Adams; and a host of other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, Dwayne A. Watson; her nephew, whom she she reared, Robert Young; 2 sisters, Thelma P. Williams and Dorothy L. Ross and a nephew, Darius McPherson Sr.
A special thanks to Jacqueline Stone, Benita Quarrie, the nurses and staff at Park Vista Nursing Home and Southern Care Hospice.
Funeral service will be Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at the New Bethel Baptist Church at 11 am. Friends may call from 10-11 am on Tuesday at the church.
PLEASE REMEMBER TO WEAR YOUR MASK WHEN ENTERING THE CHURCH.
F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home was given the extreme honor to serve the family during this time of bereavement and we sincerely thank you..