Martha Mai Watson

Born in Dixon Springs, TN on August 21, 1929

Departed on March 11, 2021 and resided in White House, TN

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Martha Mai Watson, 91, of White House was called home to be with her Lord Thursday, March 11, 2021. Born August 21, 1929 in Dixon Springs, TN, she was the daughter of the late Wirt Lee Wilburn and Nellia Mai Oldham Wilburn. Martha was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl Aberdeen Watson; and her siblings, John, Raymond & Lethia. Martha truly loved the Lord, her family, and church. She loved family gatherings, entertaining, and especially enjoyed hosting preachers from the revivals she would have over every Sunday years ago. She had worked for many years in retail sales. She worked at Harvey’s in downtown Nashville and later at Castner Knot from which she retired. Martha is survived by her son, Morris (Brenda) Watson; her daughter, Wanda Woodard; grandchildren, Katina (James) Parsley, Mich Woodard, Troy (Anna) Watson, Chad (Rebecca) Watson and Rachel (Josh) Scull; 8 great-grandchildren and a brother, Sam Wilburn. The family would like to thank the staff of High Point Hospice for the care and support given to Martha. Visitation will be held Sunday, March 14th from 2 to 6 pm and Monday March 15th from 12noon to 2 pm at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House, TN. A celebration of life service will be held Monday at 2pm followed by interment at Dixon Springs Cemetery, Dixon Springs, TN. The family requests that those attending the visitation or service kindly wear masks. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Concord Missionary Baptist Church, C/O Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, 212 Highway 76, White House, TN 37188.

5 Comments to Martha Mai Watson

  1. Laura Reasonover
    March 13, 2021 2:25 pm

    Morris,Wanda,Sam, and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time.
    Laura Gregory Reasonover and husband Kerry Reasonover

  2. Sam and Becky Watson
    March 13, 2021 11:06 pm

    Morris, Wanda and family so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.
    Love Sam & Becky Watson

  3. Lannas Smith
    March 15, 2021 1:41 pm

    So sorry for your loss. I remember her coming to church at Mace’s Hill. I know she will be missed.
    Lannas and Linda Smith

  4. Linda Watson
    March 24, 2021 7:34 pm

    I worked with Martha at Harvey’s in the sportswear department in the early sixties and remembered how funny she was. Just thinking about her the other day. She talked fondly about Aberdeen and her children. A long life and well lived. Sorry for your loss.

  5. Kenny Cothron
    March 25, 2021 10:17 am

    I’m very sorry for your Loss I know she is in a much better place with Her Lord. May God be with you all during this time.

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