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Homer Watson

Sunday, September 4, 2005

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Homer R. Watson, 88, of Perryville died Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005, at home.

He was born April 9, 1917, at Mine LaMotte, Mo., son of Thomas J. and Lillian G. Sanders Watson. He and Ann Cecil Pryor of Perryville were married Feb. 14, 1994.

He was a lead miner at St. Joseph Lead Co.

Watson was a member of First Baptist Church in Perryville, a past lay chaplain for the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau for over two years and a member of the VFW Post 4282 in Perryville. He was a World War II Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Dennis R. Watson of Dallas, Texas; a stepdaughter, Vicki Wilson of Perryville; a sister, Treva Caviness of Leadwood, Mo.; and two stepgrandchildren.

Friends may call at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday or from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Perryville. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. The Rev. Dennis Cebulak will officiate.