Murfreesboro resident and Van Buren County native Beatrice Baker Watson, 85, was born Sept. 19, 1925 and died Aug. 24.
The daughter of the late Nate and Ola Baker, she was preceded in death by husbands, Jimmy Woods, W.B. Chaney and Wally Watson; daughter, Beth Coe; grandson, Christopher Wilenken; sisters, Mealie Baker, Nora Delong, Liamore Brooks and Wavie Taylor; brothers, Collie, Barnes and Oscar “O.D.” Baker.
She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, LaVonne and Jake Jacobson of Oklahoma; granddaughter, Natalie Wilenken of New Mexico; grandson, Ada Coe of Murfreesboro; great-granddaughter, Molly Coe of Murfreesboro; several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday at Jennings & Airs Funeral Home, 820 S. Church Street in Murfreesboro.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 14, 2011