James Bernard â€œJimmyâ€ Watson, 74, of Bedford died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. He was born in Atlanta, GA on July 4, 1939 a son of the late James Franklin Watson and Theresa Rowe Watson. He was a self-employed truck driver and attended Bedford Church of God. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Evelyn Johnson Watson; his son, James Edward â€œJamieâ€ Watson; a sister, Jan Turner; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; many nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the
. A funeral service was held 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 at Bedford Church of God with Rev. David Hinsen, Rev. Danny Newman and Rev. K. B. Arnold officiating. Burial followed in the Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Walnut Street Chapel, 1235 Walnut Street, Bedford, 540-586-7360.