Mrs. Eleanor Schwingle Watson, 77, died Friday, May 9, 2014.
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A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Watson, a native of Norwich, New York, had been a resident of Greenville for the past six years. She was a graduate of Norwich High School and the Rochester Business Institute. She was the owner of a gift store in Baton Rouge, La., and owner of a shop specializing in Miniatures in Arkansas. Mrs. Watson enjoyed Genealogy and was a member of the D.A.R. For a number of years, she served as a Girl Scout leader, was a member of the Greenville Quilters Guild, and First Presbyterian Church of Washington.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, William F. Watson; daughters, Anita L. Watson, of Pleasantville, N.Y., and Judith L. Watson-Boyce, of Baton Rouge, La.; son, James M. Watson, of Tokyo, Japan; three grandchildren; and a sister, Helen S. Garrett, of McLean, Va.
Memorial contributions may be made to Breast Cancer Coalition of North Carolina, Attn: Jamie Konarski, Resource Directory Coordinator, P.O. Box 1188, Greenville, NC 27835.
Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory, Greenville.
Online condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com
Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
2100 East Fifth Street Greenville, NC 27858
Published in The Daily Reflector on May 11, 2014