Lorraine Betty (Parker) Watson, 96, of Piggott, Ark., passed away June 22, 2014 at the Piggott Community Hospital. Lorraine was born in the Langley Community on December 19, 1917.
On Dec. 8, 1949, she married her husband of 65 years, John Watson.
Lorraine was a member of First United Methodist Church of Piggott since 1950. She was a faithful Sunday school teacher, a beautician and active in the United Methodist Women for many years. Lorraine was a long standing member of the Eastern Star.
She is preceded in death by her daughter, Clara Lynn Watson; her parents, Alex and Myrtle Parker; her sisters, Aylene Hoggard and Mae Moore; a brother, Peck Parker and a nephew, Bill Hoggard.
Survivors include, her husband, John Watson; her nieces, Elaine Williams, Madolyn Scrivner, Carolyn Gearhart, Dinah Boyden, Carlene Barra and Suzi Taylor; her nephews, Harold Hoggard and Raymond Moore and sisters-in-law Myrtle Satterfield, Neva Hopper, Shirley Satterfield and Shelba Lewis.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Rev. Andy Newbill officiating. Pallbearers will be Billy Hoggard, Bert Watson III, Chad Watson, Aaron Watson, Tim Watson and Jeff Watson. Burial will be in the Piggott Cemetery.
A visitation will be held beginning at 1 p.m., and continuing until the time of the service, at the funeral home.
Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark. was in charge of the arrangements.