Betty Joyce


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Betty Joyce Watterson

Feb 05 1934 - Sep 01 2008

Betty Joyce Watterson, age 74, of Leonard, Texas, passed away September 1, 2008, in Leonard. Betty was born February 5, 1934 in Trenton, Texas, to Willie Edgar “Ed” and Lucy Lee (Starnes) McCartney. She was a seamstress and a member of the Baptist church. Betty married Calvin Louis Watterson on March 27, 1959, in Durant, Oklahoma. She is survived by her daughter, Tammie Bates and husband, Johnny of Leonard, Texas; son, Randy Watterson of Wolfe City, Texas; sisters, Melba Jo Lucas of Randolph, Texas and Sheria Ann Young of Leonard, Texas; brother, Eddie Dean McCartney of Whitewright, Texas; grandchildren, Jennifer Mendez and husband, Jason of Bailey, Texas and Miranda Watterson of Wolfe City, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews; very dear friend, Mary Trusty. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed McCartney in 1988. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, September 4, 2008, at First Baptist Church of Leonard with Brother Steve Miller officiating. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Wednesday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Leonard, Texas.
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