Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven. (Matthew 5:16)
The light of God's glory shined upon the marital union of Gloster and Albertha Brown when Annie B. Watson was born to their parental stewardship. She was born on May 14, 1943 in Tahoka, Texas. She grew up in West Texas and attended Evans High School in Slaton, Texas.
She was the youngest of twelve siblings who grew up in a God fearing home. The fruit of being reared in the fear and admonition of the Lord resulted in her choice to seal her eternal destiny by accepting Jesus Christ as her personal Savior in the tender years of her youth. Her progressive pursuit of life would be to know Him as the Lord of her life.
She embraced the blessing of entering the second highest union known to man, save his relationship with God when she married Willie Watson on June 23, 1967. Her assignment as a wife was honorably and faithfully engaged until her husband's deliverance in 1987. Her assignment as mother to two beautiful daughters was loving and loyal from their arrival until her departure.
Her occupation was more than a pursuit of a paycheck, but a clear path that brought her into the company of people of all walks of life for more than twenty years. She retired as a Civil Servant out on Fort Hood where she served dutifully for more than twenty years, retiring in 1987.
She believed in living life to the absolute fullest. Among many things she enjoyed doing; her favorite pastime was exercising her culinary skills. She loved cooking large family meals; especially during the holidays and family special occasions. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her daughters, grandchildren, son-in-law, in-laws, family and friends.
The purity of her passionate personality blessed people of all walks. Her warm and gentle spirit complemented by her radiant smile had the power to turn an atmosphere into a sanctuary of love. Her witness as a born again believer strengthened the saints of Marlboro throughout her tenure as a member. None can dispute, neither can any deny, Sister Annie Watson was on an earthly mission to justifiably embrace the residence of her eternal mansion.
On Saturday, September 5, 2015, Mrs. Annie Watson peacefully departed the shores of this earthly realm to dwell in the Presence of her Lord.
Among those preceding her deliverance from this life are her Parents, Husband, three Brothers and six Sisters.
Precious memories will be cherished by her two daughters, Joyce Turner (Calvin), and Mary Rhodes; Grandchildren, Alexandria Patterson, Virgil Rhodes, Calvin Justin Turner and Lauren Turner; her sisters Dorothy Brown and Georgetta Mass, her Aunt Cilastine Evans and In-Laws Ethel and Jesse Chambers; and a host of relatives and friends.