Elizabeth Betty Watson

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Elizabeth 'Betty' Watson

SALISBURY - Betty Watson, 87, of Salisbury, passed away Nov. 24, 2012 at Trinity Oaks Lutheran Home.

She was born Jan. 23, 1925 in Port Huron, Mich. Betty was educated in Miami, Fla. where she began her art studies. In Miami she met and married her husband Don Watson of Salisbury.

She was a homemaker and put her art to the side to raise a family, after the children grew up and left home she pursued her love of art once again. In Salisbury and North Carolina she was known in the art community as Elizabeth Hemingway Watson, her favorite medium was watercolor. She also enjoyed sculpting and other mediums.

Betty was a member of Franklin Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Don Watson on June 25, 1992.

Those left to cherish her memory are two sons Bob Watson and wife Cathy, David Watson; two daughters, Mary Moline and husband Bill, Barbara Graham and husband Larry; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Visitation and Services: Funeral Service will be held 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 at Summersett Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Tom LaBonte of Franklin Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will follow at Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Summersett Funeral Home.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Red Cross, 1930 West Jake Alexander Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28147.

Summersett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com
Published in Salisbury Post on Nov. 26, 2012