WATSON, Mary Almeda (Galey)

Date of birth: 13 May 1909 Nineveh, Johnson County, Indiana

Date of death: 13 November 1993 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Franklin Daily Journal, 15 November 1993

TAYLORSVILLE
Almeda Watson
      Almeda Watson, 84, died Saturday at Johnson Memorial Hospital.  She had
been a resident of Taylorsville for the past 5_ years.  
      She was born May 13, 1909 in Nineveh.  Her parents were Ben Galey and Cora
(Wirey) Galey.  She married Clancy Watson Nov. 24, 1928.  He preceded her
in death May 9, 1987.  Survivors include two nieces, whom she raised,
Linda Records of Edinburgh and Sue Randolph of Surprise, Ariz.; two
brothers, Hugh Galey of Franklin and Walter Galey of Sumter, S.C.; two
nephews, Maurice Galey of Fayetteville, N.C., and Fred Galey of Melbourne,
Fla.; and two great-nephews, Rick Records and Stephen Records.  
      She was a member of Nineveh Christian Church, attended Mount Carmel
Christian Church for many years with her husband, and was a member of
Ladies Aide at Mount Carmel Christian Church.     
      She worked as a cook for Trafalgar School Corp. and later worked as head
cook for Indian Creek School Corp.  She and her husband also owned and
operated a farm in Samaria for 55 years.
      The Rev. Joe Robertson will conduct a funeral service at 1 p.m. Wednesday
at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home.  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at
the funeral home.  Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.  
      Memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurses Service, 1101 W.
Jefferson St., Franklin, Ind.  46131

Columbus Republic, 15 November 1993
School cook
ALMEDA WATSON
Taylorsville
      EDINBURGH -- Almeda Watson, 84, of Taylorsville died at 4:42 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 13, 1993, at Johnson Memorial Hospital.
      She had been a cook for Trafalgar schools and worked as head cook for
Indian Creek schools.  She and her husband, Clancy Watson, owned and
operated a farm in Samaria for 55 years.  Mrs. Watson was a member of
Nineveh Christian Church and attended Mount Carmel Christian Church many
years.  She was a member of the Mount Carmel Christian Church Ladies Aid.  
      Funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Joe Robertson at 1 p.m. Wednesday at
Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home, where calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery.
      Memorials may be made to Visiting Nurse Service, Johnson Memorial
Hospital.
Born May 13, 1909, in Nineveh, she was the daughter of Ben and Cora Wirey Galey.
She married Clancy Watson Nov. 24, 1928.  He died May 9, 1987.
Surviving are nieces whom she raised, Linda Records of Edinburgh and Sue
Randolph of Surprise, Ariz., brothers, Hugh Galey of Franklin and Walter Galey
of Sumter, S.C.; two nephews; and two great-nephews.
Submitted by Mark I. Wirey