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Myrna (Gatlin) Watson

August 14, 1939 ~ January 6, 2022 (age 82)


Myrna Ray Watson of Baird left this life in the early morning hours Thursday, January 6, 2022, at the age of 82.

Myrna was born August 14, 1939 in Edhube, Texas to Elvie Ray and Frances Jewel Edwards Gatlin.  She graduated from Odessa High School, and later married Carlton Watson.  They were married 44 years. She enjoyed bowling and was a pet lover.  She worked for Lone Star Gas and Corley-Wetsel Freightliner.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a great-grandson, Harrison Harding; and a great-granddaughter, Dixie Lyn McElrath.

She is survived by her husband, Carlton, of Baird; children Martha and Jay Estes of Abilene, Dianne and Rick Payne of Port Aransas, and Don and Pam McElrath of Abilene; 10 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 PM Friday, January 7, 2022, at Parker-Jacobs Funeral Home, 141 E. 3rd Street in Baird.  The family will hold a private graveside service on Saturday, January 8, 2022.  

The family suggests memorials in Myrna’s name to Taylor Jones Humane Society or Scottish Rite Hospital Fort Worth.  Online condolence and donation links are available at www.parkerjacobsfuneralhome.com


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January 7, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Parker-Jacobs Funeral Home
141 East Third Street
Baird, TX 79504

Private Family Graveside
January 8, 2022

Ross Cemetery Annex
US HWY 283
Baird, TX 79504


Taylor Jones Humane Society
2301 N. 3rd, Abilene TX 79603
Tel: 1-325-672-7124
Email: tjhs@wtconnect.com
Web: https://www.taylorjoneshumane.com/donate

Scottish Rite Hospital Ft Worth
PO Box 1320, Ft Worth TX 76101
Tel: 1-817-335-6004
Email: fwsroffice@fortworthscottishrite.org
Web: https://fortworthscottishrite.org/hospital/

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