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Norma Sue Watson

May 21, 1934 — October 27, 2019

Norma Sue Watson, 85, of Crestwood KY and formerly of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019, in a Kentucky hospital.  She was of Church of God faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard B. Watson; her parents, C.H. and Massie Lawson; grandson, Bryan Shane Sampson;  and siblings, AJ Lawson, Bertie Lou, Lamar Lawson and Clarence Lawson.

Survivors include her children, Nellie Hampton, Debbie Serra, Kennard Sampson (Laura), Tim Watson, (Kim), Lynne Rose (Randy), Tom Watson (Kathy), Andy Watson (Sonya); grandchildren, Erica and David Hayes, Eric Daugherty, Shammah and Dawn Daugherty, Ralph Serra, Christopher Serra, Shannon Ward, James Sampson, Courtney Sampson, Ashley Sampson, Preston and Mimi Watson, Josh and Mallory Trammell, Ethan and Erin Watson, Braden and Adlynn Keith, Lydia Watson, Nolan and Jenn Watson, Alex Rose, Madeline Rose, Corey Watson, Amanda Watson, Emily and Adam Stair, Logan and Renee Watson, Bailey Watson, and Chase Watson; thirteen great-grandchildren;  siblings, Jean Lawson, Eunice Couch, Hazel Ledford and Robert Lawson, all of Cleveland and Harley Lawson of Nashville.

The service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019 in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at 2:00 p.m. in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 – 12:30 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home prior to the service.

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