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Glendine Watson

Glendine Watson, 92 of Walnut Ridge, died Wednesday February 8, 2023 at her residence with her family by her side.

She was born August 26, 1930 in Centertown, KY to Francis Delbert Haynes & Jesse Carter Haynes. She was a homemaker, and matriarch of a large and loving family.  She worked as a nurse’s aid in a nursing home.  She moved to Walnut Ridge in 2001 from Ironton, MO. Glendine attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Walnut Ridge.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Jesse; daughter, Ruth Ann Hight; son, Marvin Dean Watson; granddaughters, Patricia Watson and Sondra Baumchen; great grandchildren, Olivia Watson, Chevelle James, and Ashley Applegate; brother, George Wallace Haynes; and sister, Winona Anderson.

She is survived by sons, Edgar Lee Watson of Pocahontas, Kenneth Ray (Shirley) Watson of Walnut Ridge, Charley (Nancy) Watson of Arcadia, MO, and John Wayne (Kim) Watson of Walnut Ridge; daughters, Betty Jo Lietz of Bradford and Tammy Lynn (Joel) Whitehead of Walnut Ridge; sisters, Dorothy Whaley of Palmdale, CA, and Antine Baird of Cromwell, KY; 20 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; 13 great-great grandchildren; and many other friends and family.

 A memorial service is planned for Saturday February 18, 2023 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Walnut Ridge beginning at 3:30PM with Morris Phillips officiating.

Interment will be held by the family at a later date in K of P Cemetery in Arcadia, MO.

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