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William ‘Danny’ Watson


William “Danny” Watson, 64, of Cabot died Friday, August 30, 2013, at the St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock. Danny was born In Newport, Ark. on January 10, 1949, to Wiley and Lorene McGonigal Watson. He had lived in Cabot for 28 years, moving there from Hoxie, Ark. He was a Farm Supply Marketing Director, member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Cabot.

Danny was a loving husband, daddy, grandad and brother and also a beloved brother of the Hoxie class of 1966. He loved Bluegrass and Gospel music. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wiley and Lorene Watson.

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Jimmye Carol Allison Watson of the home; son, Gregg Watson and wife Amy and their children; Cole, Aidan, Claire, Aimsley, and Ella of Fayetteville; daughter; Allison Osterberg and husband Brad and their children; Watson Wade, Holly Lynn, Marie of Oklahoma City, Okla.; daughter, Autumn Watson and her children, Austin, Abby, Heathre, Addison, Blaise of Cabot.; brother, Wiley Norris Watson and wife Laura of Tucson, Ariz.; sister, Janis Henry and husband Randall of Lebanon, Tenn.

Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at Emerson Memorial Chapel, with Rev. David Mitchell and Rev. Warner Allen officiating. Burial was at the Masonic Cemetery in Pocahontas, Ark., with Emerson Funeral Home in charge.

Active Pallbearers were Gregg Watson, Brad Osterberg, Watson Wade Osterberg, Cole Watson, Aidan Watson, and Blaise Northern.

Visitation was held from 6-8:00 p.m. on Monday, September 2, 2013, at Emerson Funeral Home.

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