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Estelle Venable Watson

SoVaNow.com / May 15, 2018


Estelle Venable Watson, daughter of the late Isaac and Hattie Venable, was born in Charlotte County on July 20, 1920 and died Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Sentara Meadow View Terrace Nursing Facility. She received her education in the public schools of Charlotte County. She joined the Salem Baptist Church at an early age. She served in many of the church’s positions, including church clerk for 25 years, president of the Missionary and a member of the senior choir. In 1940 she was united in holy matrimony to the late Wesley Watson Sr. and to this union five children were born.

She leaves to cherish her memories two sons: Robert Watson (Beverly) of Plainfield, N.J., Wesley Watson (Beverly) of Middletown, Del., and two daughters: Martha Carrington of the home and Augusta Belin (Bobby) of Clarksville, one daughter-in-law: Annie Watson of Mauldin, S.C., seven grandchildren; Charles Mosley (Wanda), Angela Bell (Keith), Jacqueline Carrington, Corretta Watson ( Misha), Terrance Tyler, Robin and Renee Belin: a god-son: Willie E. Adams; 11 great grandchildren; nine great, great grandchildren; two devoted cousins: Hattie McCargo and Elvira Boyd. A special friend, Jessie Tuck of Meadow View Terrace and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded by three brothers; William Henry, Horace and Robert, one sister: Martha Ann, her son: Isacc Henry Watson and two grandsons: Antony C. Watson and Darryl Watson.

A funeral was held Saturday, May 12, at 2 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church.

Services were entrusted to Carter’s Funeral Home.

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