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Grace Clark Watson

November 27, 1908 – August 4, 2004

Published in The Dallas New Era, Thursday, August 12, 2004
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Mrs. Grace Clark Watson, age 95, of Dallas, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2004. She was born November 27, 1908 in Dallas, Georgia, to the late John Anderson and Magdala Cole Clark.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Dallas and a member of the Emmanus class. Mrs. Watson was a former member of the Dallas Woman’s Club and she also served as secretary/treasurer of the Paulding County Chapter of the American Red Cross. She was employed for 8-½ years at the First National Bank of Dallas. She was later employed by the U.S. Government Engineering Department where she later joined the Georgia Department of Labor in Atlanta in its early existence in the Employer Accounts Division. During her employment, she was a charter member of the Georgia Department of Labor Credit Union, a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Credit Committee and also served as DOL Credit Union Treasurer. In 1952 she was employed as a Unit Supervisor in the Employer Accounts Division until her retirement in 1972 after 35 years of faithful service.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jean D. Watson. She is survived by Lorene McEntyre of Alpharetta and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Friday, August 6, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. from Clark Funeral Home in Hiram with Rev. Billy Byrd and Rev. Alton Wilson officiating.

Interment followed in the Dallas City Cemetery with Bill Watson, Bill Watson III, Al Burley, Bob Watson, Joe Watson, John Clark and Byron Clark serving as pallbearers.

Clark Funeral Home in Hiram was in charge of arrangements.

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