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Loretta Mae Watson

November 15, 1936 February 20, 2018
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Obituary for Loretta Mae Watson

Loretta Mae Watson, age 81, of Claysville, PA passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at her residence.

Born November 15, 1936 in Hundred, WV, the daughter of the late Frank Leason and Jelemma (Wise) McDonnell.

Loretta has been a resident of Claysville since 1958. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Claysville, PA. Loretta worked as a salesperson for Maggie’s Newsstand for 23 years until her retirement in 1998. She was a member of the Claysville volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Loretta was a former member of the Claysville election board. She enjoyed a friendly game of bingo and bunco every chance she got. Loretta loved going to yard sales and flea markets. She would sit and work on puzzle books for hours.

She is survived by, two children, Alicia Watson, of Claysville, PA and Donna Jo Carter, of Washington, PA; four grandchildren, Amber Ganster, Andrew Jinkens, Jordan Welsh, and Zachary Carter; six great grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Reid, of Claysville, PA and Judy (Carl) Vanderhoof, of Claysville, PA, one brother, Steve (Karen) McDonnell, of Troy, IL.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James Donald Watson, who passed away February 11, 1997; three brothers, Isaac McDonnell, Archie McDonnell, and Paul McDonnell; one sister, Violet Morrison.

Friends will be received on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church, 317 Main St. Claysville, PA 15323. A funeral service will be held Friday, February 23, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church with Reverend August Hurst and Pastor Mike Matthews co-officiating. Burial will follow at Claysville Cemetery.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

22

Feb

2:00 PM 2/22/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 2/22/2018 4:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church

P.O. Box 65
Claysville, PA 15323

First Baptist Church
P.O. Box 65 Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Visitation

Thursday

22

Feb

6:00 PM 2/22/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/22/2018 8:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church

P.O. Box 65
Claysville, PA 15323

First Baptist Church
P.O. Box 65 Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Service

Friday

23

Feb

3:00 PM 2/23/2018 3:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church

P.O. Box 65
Claysville, PA 15323

First Baptist Church
P.O. Box 65 Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Graveside

Friday

23

Feb

4:00 PM 2/23/2018 4:00:00 PM
Claysville Cemetery

P.O. Box 580
Claysville, PA 15323

Claysville Cemetery
P.O. Box 580 Claysville 15323 PA
United States
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