Iva Arnwine


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Iva Arnwine Watson

Aug 31 1915 - Nov 14 2007

Iva Arnwine Watson, age 92, of Leonard, Texas passed away November 14, 2007 in Leonard. She was born August 31, 1915, in Niota, Tennessee, to Marshall and Emma Fair Arnwine. She married Clifford Garnell Watson on October 15, 1932, in Blue Ridge, Texas. He preceded her in death July 16, 1964 after a long battle with Leukemia. Mrs. Watson was a homemaker and a member of the Leonard Church of Christ. She was a beautiful lady. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was very proud of her family. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Roby Charles and Sue Watson of Leonard and Billy Dan and Barbara Watson of Leonard; sisters, Vida Williams of Dallas and Georgia “Bob” Tallant of Midlothian; step-son and wife, Arthur Lee Brown, III and Betty of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, James Watson and wife Sheri of Leonard, Brenda Grubbs and husband Randy of Plano, Belinda DeVincentis and husband Nick of Leonard and Bill Watson and wife Jami of Leonard; step-grandchildren, Richard Lee Brown and Joy LeAnn Glenn; great-grandchildren, Paige, Payton and Preslie Watson, all of Leonard, Abbie, Lexi and Trey DeVincentis of Leonard, Bridget and Billy Watson of Leonard, and Maddie and Will Grubbs of Plano. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, November 16, 2007 at Leonard Church of Christ with Sam Dilbeck, Steven Medford and Charles Wrenn officiating. Interment will follow at the Leonard Cemetery. The family will receive friends during a visitation at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Leonard from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Thursday, November 15, 2007.
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