Mrs. Ave Lee Watson, age 99, of Caryville, passed away Sept. 11, 2013 at Washington County Nursing and Rehab in Chipley. She was born Oct. 18, 1913 in Dale County Ala., to the late John Berry and Charity Hendrix Shiver.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Watson was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Watson; one son, J.W. Watson and seven siblings, Buddy, Buster, Acey, Roxie, Blondell, Nettie and Franklin.
Mrs. Watson is survived by her daughter, Barbara Pate and husband Jerry of Caryville; four grandchildren, Sherry and Ronnie Raper, Matthew Pate, Sarah and Michael Hightower and Jerri Ann Pate and five great-grandchildren, Braeden and Morgan Raper, Payton and Michaela Hightower and Austin Pate.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at Peel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Alan English officiating. Interment followed in the Pleasant Grove Methodist Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. Family received friends from 10 to 11 a.m., at Peel Funeral Home.