Watson, Donna Allene

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Donna Watson
Donna Watson

Donna Allene Watson, 47, of Dalton, Georgia, formerly of Chattanooga, Tennessee, departed this life Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at the local hospital.

She was born on Dec. 23, 1971, in Dalton, Ga.

She was preceded in death by her father, Don Allen Redwine. 

She is survived by husband, Tony Watson of the residence; parents, J.W. and Dianne Lawson of Hixson; son and daughter-in-law, Zack and Leann Redwine of Chattanooga; grandson, Ethan Stephenson; sister, Lisa Culver of Chattanooga; grandfather, Sherry Cole of Hixson; step brother, Mitchell Lawson, stepsister, Debi Kerns; mother-in-law, Annette Whittaker of Dalton; sisters-in-law, Tricia Campbell of Marietta, Tonya Henderson, Tasha Whatley of Atlanta; godmother, Barbara Whatley of Atlanta; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Donna Allene Watson will be held on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 3 p.m. at the Ponders Melrose Chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12-3 p.m. on Sunday.    

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com. 

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton, Ga. 30721, 706 226-4002, www.selectedindependentfuneralhomes.org and www.ogr.org. 



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