June 27, 1937 - June 17, 2016
Mary Lue Watson, 78, of Eolia, Missouri peacefully passed away Friday, June 17, 2016 at Maple Grove Lodge in Louisiana, MO. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Burial will be in the Bowling Green City Cemetery. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to time of service at the funeral home. She was born on June 27, 1937 to Anna Mae Yates in Bowling Green, MO. At the age of two weeks, her mother died and she was raised by Velmer Simons of Eolia. She was married on August 2, 1958, to John A. Watson in Bowling Green, MO. She was a dedicated housewife and known for her delicious cooking. She cherished her grandchildren and great-granddaughters. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, John Watson, one son, Darryl Watson, Kansas City, KS and one daughter, Cosandra Watson, Jefferson City, MO; two grandchildren, Leo McGruder Jr., Springfield, MO and Leandra (Lukas) Hulett, Minneapolis, MN; three great-granddaughters, Johonna Grace Skaggs, Leia Hulett and Lenix Hulett. One sister, Castella Crumes, two sisters-in-law Darline Simons, Mary Francis Simons; brothers-in-law, James Watson, Donald (Kathleen) Watson, sisters-in-law Frances (Peter) Hawthorne, Ora Bell Conway, Lucille Warren, Donna Thorpe, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother Anna, the couple that raised her, William and Velmer Simons, brothers John Yates, Harry Simons, Fred Simons, Calvin Simons, L.V. Simons, Earnest Simons, W.B. Simons and sisters, Harriet Hurd, Iretha Perry and Velmer Florence and sister-in-law, Daisy Watson. Pallbearers will be Leo McGruder, Lukas Hulett, Bill Florence, Allen Perry, Robbie Scott and Donald Watson. Honorary pallbearers will be Ryan Neikirk, Blaze Speas and Brian Speas. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
Mary Lue Watson, 78, of Eolia, Missouri peacefully passed away Friday, June 17, 2016 at Maple Grove Lodge in Louisiana, MO. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Burial will... View Obituary & Service Information
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