Earl Franklin Watterson
1927 - 2021
BORN
1927
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home - Worthington
119 Bear St
Worthington, PA

Earl Franklin Watterson, 93, of Worthington, died Monday October 4, 2021 at home with family attending. He was born October 24, 1927 in Craigsville to the late Clarence and Mary Elizabeth (Smith) Watterson.

Earl was a retired United Methodist Minister he served in many churches the Summerville, Oakridge, Kingsville, PA (UMC) from 1965- 1971; Manorville, Rogers Chapel, PA from 1971-1975 (UMC); Cochranton, Mumford, PA from 1975-1982 (UMC); Younsgville (EUM) Evangelical United Methodist Church, PA 1982- 1988; Chicora, Karns City, Fairview, PA (UMC) 1988- 1991; First United Methodist Church, Butler, where he was the pastor of visitation from 1991-1995.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Franklin Union Baptist Church. Earl served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He enjoyed family time, travel and wood working.

Earl is survived by his spouse Barbara (Smith) Watterson of Worthington; daughter Nancy (Gary) Shilling of Middleburg, FL; daughter Barbara (Chester) Harris of Massillon, OH; son Robert Watterson of Manorville, PA; daughter Joyce (Eric) Force of Kittanning, PA; daughter Sue (Prentice) West of Worthington, PA; daughter Charlene (Wayne) Jackson of Martinez, GA; sister Malissa Emma Jean Buzzard of Lees Summit, MO; 19 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, 1 greatgreat grandchild and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Mary Watterson; wife Lena Watterson and infant child; wife of 59 years Phyllis Watterson; daughter Brenda Corp; brothers Eugene Watterson, Andrew Watterson, and Clarence Watterson; and sister Marjorie Morrison.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at the F. Duane Snyder Funeral Home in Worthington.

Additional visitation will be held from 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in the Franklin Union Baptist Church until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Chester H. Harris, the Rev. Gary Shilling and the Rev. Melanie Fierbaugh officiating.

Interment is in the Worthington Presbyterian Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Franklin Union Baptist Church.

For more information or to express online condolences please visit: snydercrissman.com


Published by Leader Times from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Oct
8
Visitation
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
F. Duane Snyder Funeral Home
Worthington, PA
Oct
8
Visitation
6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
F. Duane Snyder Funeral Home
Worthington, PA
Oct
9
Visitation
10:00a.m.
Franklin Union Baptist Church
PA
Oct
9
Funeral service
11:00a.m.
Franklin Union Baptist Church
PA
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Dear Barb and Family We are deeply saddened on Earl's passing. We are blessed to have had him as our Brother-in-Law. We have wonderful memories, especially of the cruises we took together and the many family picnics. We pray the Lord will Bless you with comfort and strength, at this most difficult time. Love and GOD BLESS. Bill and Nancy (Rosie)
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