Clarence Orbin Watson Jr.

Clarence Orbin Watson Jr.


Funeral services for Clarence Orbin Watson Jr., 86, of Quinlan, were held Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at Quinlan Church of Christ with Mr. Shawn Paden officiating. Burial followed in Dry Creek Cemetery under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home. Mr. Watson passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at Legend Health Care.

He was born April 13, 1931, in Caddo Mills to Clarence Orbin Watson Sr. and Jewel Thomason. He married Helen Addieline Doty Nov. 7, 1950, in Hunt County. He worked for Quinlan I.S.D. in Bus Maintenance and was a member of Quinlan Church of Christ.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Joyce Hancock, Ella Clark and Imogene Saizon.

He is survived by his wife, Helen A. Watson; son, Clarence Weldon Watson and wife, Sandra; daughters, Faye Stewart and husband, Billy, Susan Spears and husband, Daryl, and Tabitha Johnson and husband, Jeff; grandchildren, Lee Stewart, Kevin Stewart, Calvin Spears, Eric Spears, Ashley Darst, Jeffrey Johnson, Courtney Johnson, Stephanie Lopez, Beverly Whitmire and Christopher Watson; and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jeffery Johnson, Daryl Spears, Calvin Spears, Eric Spears, Kevin Stewart and Lee Stewart.