Billy Ray Watson

Billy Ray Watson

Vandiver

Billy Ray Watson, age 79, of Vandiver, died Oct. 4, 2013. He is survived by daughters, Tami Johnson (Chris), Staci Hanner and Ann Dickerson; son, Ray “Layne” Watson (Dawna); sisters, Christine Manfre, Catherine Parker, Alice Aderholt and Linda Ruth Knight; brothers, Buddy Watson, Donald Watson and Marion Watson; grandchildren, Justin Johnson, Jordan Johnson, Brandon Watson, Bethany Watson Maldon, Milea Hanner, Caitlin Hanner and Breanna Watson; honorary grandson, Cameron Dickerson; and great-grandson, Jayce Johnson.

Funeral services will be held on Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Vandiver with burial to follow in Union Hill Cemetery. The family received friends on Oct. 6 from 6-9 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

Visit online at Kilgroefuneralhome.com. Kilgroe Funeral Home, Leeds directing.