WATSON, Fronie (Cobb)

Date of birth: 1 Aug 1918 Madison County, Alabama

Date of death: 9 Apr 2003 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana April 10, 2003

Fronie (Cobb) Watson 
      Fronie (Cobb) Watson, 84, 
died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, 
at Todd-Aikens Health Center 
in Franklin. She was a longtime 
resident of Franklin.
      She was born Aug. 1, 1918, 
in Madison County, Ala. Her par-
ents were William and Magnolia 
(Kilgore) Cobb. She married 
Donald C. Watson on Aug. 25, 
1945, in Franklin. He survives. 
Other survivors include four 
daughters, Bettie Gholston of 
New Whiteland, Nell Pettit of 
Franklin, Janice Watson of Nash-
ville, Tenn., and Donna Watson 
of Greenwood; a son, Donald W. 
Watson of Bowie, Md.; a sister, 
Margaret Shriver of Huntsville, 
Ala.; eight grandchildren; and 
13 great-grandchildren. She was 
preceded in death by a stepfather, 
Robert Brazelton; three sisters; 
and one brother.
      She was employed by Indiana 
Masonic Home as a nurse’s assistant 
for 14 years, retiring in 1978.
      She was a member of Amity 
Baptist Church and its Missionary 
      The Rev. Ronald Ellis will 
conduct a service at 10:30 a.m. 
Saturday at Amity Baptist Church. 
Friends may call from 4:30 to 8 
p.m. today at Vandivier-Tudor 
Funeral Home in Franklin and from 
9:30 a.m. until time of service 
Saturday at Amity Baptist Church. 
Burial will be at Forest Lawn 
Memory Gardens in White River 
      Memorial contributions may 
be made to Amity Baptist Church 
Memorial Fund, 3597 U.S. 31 
South, Franklin, IN 46131. 

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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