Mrs. Jimmie Wilbanks Watson

  • DIED: July 5, 2017
  • LOCATION: Toccoa, Georgia

Mrs. Jimmie Ruth Wilbanks Watson, age 98, of Martin, GA, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.

She was born March 24, 1919 in Martin, GA. She was a daughter of the late Fred Jones Wilbanks and Bessie Florence Lee Wilbanks. She was a member of Toms Creek Baptist Church and was retired from Coats and Clark.

Family members include her son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Laura Watson; grandchildren, Michelle Peterson and David, Mark Beecher and Vicki, Michael Beecher and Jan, Darlene Cross, Kim McDonald and Bryan, and Gail Bennett and Danny; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Wade Elton Watson; daughters, Louise Beecher and Anniese Nichols.

Funeral services will be held at eleven o'clock Friday, July 7, 2017 at Toms Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Wayne Marcus officiating.

Burial will follow at Toms Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers; Brandon Cross, Dillon Long, Dawson Long, Nathan Cross, Chris Beecher, and Todd Bohannon.

Wallace Briley will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 2pm – 4pm and 6pm – 8pm Thursday.

Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to the family at


“ May you Rest in peace Granny Watson. I'm blessed to have had the years I worked with you Memories I will always treasure. ”

Posted by: Kimberly Smith - Eastanollee, GA

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