2008-09-11 / Obituaries


Tommie Ruth Watson, 83, of Sweet Water died Sept. 6, 2008 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center.

She was born July 6, 1925 in Holtamville. She was a member of Aimwell Baptist Church. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include three daughters, Mary Deas, Thomasville, Gail Wager, Madisonville, La., Lisa Bishop, Sweet Water; one brother, Bill Ballard, Sweet Water; one stepdaughter, Peggy Watson, Texas; one step-son, Dale Watson, Louisiana; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The service was Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. at Aimwell Baptist Church with Revs. Don White and Douglas Turner officiating. Burial was in the Hickory Grove Cemetery in Sweet Water. O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directed.

Active pallbearers were Champ Smith, James White, Calvin Anderson, Malcolm Anderson, Adam Ballard, Benny Ballard, Bryan Ballard and Russ Smith.

Honorary pallbearers were Billy Ballard, Jimmy Ballard, Gerald Smith, Ben Ballard, Billy David Ballard and Dickie Rogers.

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