Broome, Jerrie Ann Henderson Watson (Trion)

Friday, January 18, 2013

Jerrie Ann Henderson Watson Broome, 74, of Trion, GA, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013.  

At the time of her death she was a resident of Our Country Home, a private care facility in Lafayette. She was born in a Trion Hospital on October 13, 1938, the oldest daughter of the late Berry Gordon and Mabel Henderson. 

Survivors include her four children, Leisha Dawn Watson Ehrenhalt of Atlanta, Dana Lynn Watson Young and son-in-law Adam of Lafayette, Bradley Eugene Watson of Boulder, Colorado and Hugh Taylor Watson of Asheville, NC; a brother, Johnny Clarence Henderson of Lafayette; a sister, Billie Jean Henderson Stovall of Woodbury, GA; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. 

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 19 at 1:30 p.m. at Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in Summerville, conducted by Dr. Warren Morehead, followed by a graveside service at the Chattooga Baptist Church Cemetery.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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