Ms. Watson was born Pearl Chelf to the late Charles Dewey and Montrey Sherrill Chelf on March 23, 1925. She retired from Fruit of the Loom after 23 years of service and loved to crochet butterflies and raise violets in her spare time.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Z.T. Watson and her sisters, Lelia Corrigan and Cleo Candelara.
Ms. Watson is survived by two sons, David Watson and his wife Nancy, and Roger T. Watson and his wife Leoda, both of Campbellsville; one sister, Shirley Akers and her husband (Chuck) of Crawfordsville, IN; one brother, Charles Howard Chelf and his wife Edna of Fern Creek, KY; and a sister-in-law, Opal Watson of Columbia, Kentucky. 6 Grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home by Bro. Fella Wilson with burial to follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers for Ms. Watson are, Mike Watson, Ben Watson, Troy Watson, Bryan Watson, Michael Payne Watson and John David Pike.
The family request visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 6th, 2016 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.
The family has requested expressions of sympathy be to Woodlawn Christian Church Building Fund and may be made at the Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.