August 23, 2011

Naomi Laura Watson

Naomi Laura Watson, 92, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 22, while in the company of family and friends at the Monroe County Medical Center inTompkinsville, KY.   She was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on February 22, 1919, the only child of Laura and Judson S. Wood.  Naomi worked as a secretary for over 40 years.  She worked for KFAB Radio (where she was often recruited to step in and sing in addition to her office duties), and later for an advertising agency.  She married Elwood Ray Watson on August 14, 1956, and they celebrated 50 years together.  After retiring they moved to Colorado, then to Kimball, Nebraska, to be close to family.  She moved with her daughter and son-in-law to Tompkinsville, Kentucky, in 2007.  She loved Jesus and attended church with her family as she was able.  She enjoyed going out to eat, crocheting, eating chocolate, and spending time with her family and special dog Zeus.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lori and Jon Foote, of Tompkinsville; grandchildren Allan (Charity) Foote, Wesley (Leighanna) Foote, and Amanda Foote; great-grandchildren Ian and Kaelyn Foote.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.  

Graveside services will be held at Wyuka Cemetery on Friday, August 26, 2011 at 3:00 P.M.  Family and friends are welcome to gather at Wyuka Funeral Home prior to 3:00 P.M.


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