Mary Joyce Hawks Watson, 84, passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 at Ayers Health & Rehabilitation Center after a brief illness.
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She was born Feb. 2, 1930 in Milledgeville, Ga. to Gilbert Hawks and Inez Hawkins Hawks. She moved to Trenton 59 years ago from Macon, Ga.
Mrs. Watson was a Registered Nurse working for 20-plus years for local doctors, Dr. Jordan and Dr. Wise. She was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church.
She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Ronald Watson of Trenton; daughters, Rhonda (Chuck) Danley of Trenton and Melanie (Tony) Clubb of Interlachen; sister, Opal Stewart of Macon, Ga.; brother, Thomas E. Hawks of Norcross, Ga. and three grandchildren, Hillary (Brian) Cribbs, Heather Clubb and Jason Clubb.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters: Miriam "Mickey" Johnson and Carolyn Hudson.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 6-8 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 11 a.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church with Pastor, Dr. Greg Douglas and Pastor Tony Clubb officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Joyce to: Pine Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 16655 NW CR339, Trenton, FL. 32693 or to the Florida Baptist Children's Home, P.O. Box 8190, Lakeland, FL. 33802.
Online condolences or to sign the guest book at www.watsonfhtrenton.com
Arrangements under the care of Watson Funeral Home, 426 W. Wade Street, Trenton, FL. 32693 (352) 463-8888.
Watson Funeral Home - Trenton
426 W Wade St.
Trenton, FL 32693
Published in Chiefland Citizen on Feb. 13, 2014