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Roberta Joan 'Ann' Watson March 21, 1947 - March 23, 2019

Roberta Joan “Ann” Crooks Watson was lovingly received into her Savior’s arms March 23, 2019.

Ann was born March 21, 1947, to Robert and Martha Mae Crooks of Marion. Ann graduated from Oak Hill High School in 1965. She married Donald F. Watson, December 970 at Union Chapel in Marion. They moved from Indiana to South Carolina in August 1989. Ann worked at the Transfiguration Lutheran Church in Cayce, South Carolina, with Pastor Albert. She then worked at USC, first in housing, then at the School of Medicine, until she retired in 2005.

Ann loved to bake goodies and help out with various church activities. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend. Ann was a member of Round Hill Baptist Church, Lexington, South Carolina.

She is survived by her loving, devoted husband of 48 years, Don Watson; daughter Michele (Blaine) Terrell; granddaughters Gina and Erika Watson (daughters of Michael Watson), and Katelyn and Kylie Terrell; sister Peggy (David) Ancil of Ruskin, Florida; Jerry (Gladys) Johns, Gainesville, Georgia; Larry (Izzy) Johns, Kokomo. She is also survived by many loved nieces and nephews and her cherished fur babies, Suzie Q, Spot and Murray.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Bobby Crooks; and by her loving son Michael Todd Watson.

The family would like to extend many thanks to all of our dear friends, family and friends who have become family over the past years. A special thanks to Hospice Care of South Carolina, Julie, Shannon, Mike and Cassandra. And special thanks to her caregiver Marie for loving her like her own mother.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Manna House of Round Hill Baptist Church; or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Services for Ann will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2019, at Barr-Price Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel. Burial will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Fort Jackson National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.