November 20, 2017
AMORY — Peggy Louise Bethay Watson, 75, died Nov. 17, 2017, at her residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home with Justin Haynes and Ben Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in New Chapel Cemetery. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mrs. Watson was born Dec. 2, 1941, to the late Melvin and Lucille Ridings Bethay. She attended Carolina School and graduated from Itawamba Agricultural High School. She was a member of Bigbee Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Joan Gurley. She is survived by her husband, Charles Watson of the Carolina Community; daughters, Missy Sloan of Amory and Val Wilson of the Carolina Community; step-son, Scott Watson of Oklahoma; step-daughter, Pam Stewart of Amory; sister, Jackie Sullivan of Nettleton; nine grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Austin Wilson, Lane Sloan, Curt Reeves, Joe Gurley, Steve Ponders and Caelin Sanders.