Watson, Betty "Pris" Pippins (Dalton)

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Betty "Pris" Pippins Watson, 78, of Dalton, GA, died Saturday November 3, 2012 at her home. 

Betty was born April 30, 1934 in Murray County, GA, a daughter of the late Haskell M. and Minnie Jenkins Pippins; and was also preceded in death by her brothers, William L. "Junior" Pippin, Buford Pippins and Bradford Pippins; and a sister, Rebecca Pippins Mathis. 

Betty was a loving and devoted housewife and a member of the Harmony Grove Baptist Church. 

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Richard Watson; sister, Margaret Pippins; nephew, Jeffrey O'Donald; brother and sister-in-law, Eugene and Ann Pippins; sisters-in-law, Betty Pippin and Violet Pippins all of Dalton and Lois Watson of Blue Ridge, GA; aunt, Kathryn Pippin Ogle; uncle, Earl Pippin both of Dalton; several nieces and nephews; some wonderful caretakers at Heartlite Hospice Care; and niece and nephew, Tracey Scoggins and Pat and Cindy Hawkins. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Betty "Pris" Watson will be held Monday, November 5, at 1 p.m. at the Harmony Grove Baptist Church with Reverend Lamar Beason officiating. Betty will lie-in-state one hour prior to the service. Betty will be laid to rest beside her parents at the Harmony Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Her nephews will serve as pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, November 4 and at the church from 12-1 p.m. Monday, November 5 at the Ponders Melrose Chapel who has charge of the arrangements.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 922 E. Morris St., Dalton, GA, 30721. 

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