Mary Watson


Mary Frances Watson, age 90. Sunrise October 26, 1926 in Greenville, SC and Sunset June 1, 2017 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, OH.

Mary retired from AEP and was a member of Grace New Covenant Church where she served on The Mothers Board.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Gaines Sr. and Tessie Brown Gaines; husband, John D. Watson and siblings, Frank Gaines, Louise Thompson and Walter Gaines Jr.

Left to cherish her memory, daughter, Mary Ann (Marion) Riley; brother Leroy (Lois) Gaines; grandchildren, Tracy (Clifford) Gaines, Timothy (Jamia) Gaines, Wanda (Rodney) Gaines, and Latonya Riley; 17 great grandchildren, 14 great-great grandchildren; devoted nieces, Carol May, Johnnie Mae Moore; life long friend, Rosetta Hall and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation 10:00am and Home Going Service 11:00am Friday, June 9, 2017 at Grace New Covenant Church 1643 Aberdeen Ave.

Interment at Glen Rest Memorial Estates.

Condolence Messages

  1. Sister Liz Reese

    I’ll always remember how kind you were to me when I first joined Grace New Covenant Apostolic Church. You’re smile will be forever missed.

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