Mother Audrey E. Watson

Audrey was born on December 13, 1924 to the late James Blaine and Isabella Cunningham in Circleville, OH. She attended Columbus Public Schools. She accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized. She later met and married the love of her life, Sherman W. Watson, Sr. They were married forty six years until parted by death. Audrey was a member of Bible Way Church, Pastor Bishop William C. Latta and later joined Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies, Pastor Bishop Sherman Watkins. Audrey was a homemaker for many years, and later worked at Ross Laboratories as an inspector. She was known for her good hospitality and home cooking. A few of her specialties were macaroni & cheese, chicken & dumplings, fried chicken, vegetable soup, homemade rolls and so much more. Her presence will be greatly missed by her family and loved ones. She was truly a “Rose” without thorns! On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 she peacefully went to be with the Lord surrounded by her family.

Audrey was preceded in death by her husband Sherman Watson, Sr., three brothers William, Everett and Elmer, three sisters nanny, Betty and Daisy, one son Sherman (Cloria) Watson, Jr., two daughters Geraldine Faison and Shirley Watson, son in law Robert Dudley, Sr, four brothers in law and four sisters in law, two grandsons Shawan Watson and Robert Dudley, Jr., three great grandsons Lonnie Gallman, Jr., Shejuan Watson and Isiah Rivers.

Audrey is survived by two sisters Mabel Corey, and Dollie Trent, son Darrell Watson, four daughters Audrey Dudley of San Antonio, TX, Jeannette (Sam) Leath and Victoria (Reuben) Reeves of Columbus, OH and Katherine (John) Barber of Windsor, CT, twenty six grandchildren, seventy two great grandchildren, twenty two great-great grandchildren, special niece Mary Grays, special grandson Anthony Watson and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

Condolence Messages

  1. Niece Jackie Hicks :

    To my family, my Aunt Audrey was my heart. I will always remember her quiet spirit. Mom Mabel and Aunt Audrey was able to have their sister time with me and Mike when they came and stayed. I always loved watching her smile and comments to her "es;older"es; sister. Rest in Peace, my beautiful Aunt. I will see you on the other side. You were an inspiration in my life. May God comfort and give the family peace during this time of bereavment.

  2. I am so sorry to hear of Audrey's passing. She was the matriarch of such a big family and I know she loved every single one of you all. I am sure a little bit of her lives on in all of you. sending you all peace and love.

  3. I am so sorry to hear of Audrey's passing. She was the matriarch of such a big family and I know she loved every single one of you all. I am sure a little bit of her lives on in all of you. sending you all peace and love.

  4. Earl Pee Wee Littlefield :

    Hello Family, We just want to share our sincere condolences to all of our cousins and their families and all of Aunt Audrey,s many grandchildren, Mary, Aunt Mabel and Dollie with love,
    Pee Wee and Family

  5. The Corbitt Family :

    Erica, Darla and the watson family. My prayers our with you all on the loss of your love one.May GOD bless you all.Love The Corbitt Family.

  6. To The Watson Family,
    my thoughts are with you,during the lost of your mother.may the Lord keep his loving arms around you and comfort today,tomorrow and always.
    blessed are they that mourn:for they shall be comforted.
    matthew5:4

  7. The Mitchell Family :

    We were sorry to hear of the Homegoing of your mother, she was a sweet soul. The "es;FAMILY"es; is in our prayers.

    Serena, Lennie and Jerry

  8. To the Watson family: So sorry for your loss. She is on the other side waiting for you.

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