February 13, 1952 - February 14, 2018
Mr. Woodie Watson passed away at the age of 66 on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 in Franklinton, LA.
He was a graduate of Franklinton High School and Watson was an outstanding athlete. Woodie played sports for Southern University, University of Arkansas, and the Olympic Team in Germany. He was a supervisor of Housekeeping/Laundry at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Franklinton, LA.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories, his wife, Juanita Watson; his son, Woodie Watson; his daughter, Gwennikkia Davis who he raised as his own, all of Franklinton, LA; his sisters, Bess Lynette (Prince) Cockrell of Houston, TX, Rita (J. W.) Hawthorne of Franklinton, LA; his brothers, Sylvester (Patricia) Johnson of Houston, TX, Larry (Bron) and Gervis Watson, all of Franklinton, LA.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, Woodrow and Bessie Lee Watson; brothers, Edward (Bird), Lawrence, Hilton, and Donald Watson; and a sister, Brenda Jackson.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Outreach Full Gospel Baptist Church from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM followed by the funeral service to follow at 2:00PM, with Elder Antoine Graves, Pastor Officiating. Interment will be held at Sweet Home Church Cemetery. Crain and Sons Funeral Home – Franklinton are in charge of arrangements.