In Loving Memory

June 7, 1928 – July 17, 2018

 

Daphne, AL

Grace Lakeman Watson died peacefully in Daphne, Alabama on July 17, 2018, at the age of 90.

Mrs. Watson is survived by her son, Charles W. “Chuck” Watson (Kim), of Daphne, Alabama, and her brother, William “Bill” Lakeman (Jewel), of Haleyville, Alabama. She has one grandchild, Allison Watson, who is a senior at Auburn University.  Mrs. Watson is preceded in death by her parents, William E. P. and Louise H. Lakeman, longtime residents of Haleyville.

Mrs. Watson was born on June 7, 1928, in Birmingham, Alabama. After growing up in Haleyville, she graduated from the University of Montevallo with a degree in medical technology, and then worked in hospital laboratories throughout the state of Alabama.  Her career included stops in Birmingham, Gadsden, and Huntsville.

A private memorial will be held by family at a future date.  The family suggests that to show respects, donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org, a charity that Mrs. Watson supported until the end of her life. Expressions of condolence may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home in Daphne, AL is assisting the family.