THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Rose Marie Watson
Rose Marie Watson, 89, of Chattanooga, Tn., passed away Friday, Jan. 20. She was a former Peshtigo and Appleton resident. She earned a degree as a registered nurse and was a member of the Newton Medical Center Auxiliary and the Newton County Public Library.
Additionally, she dedicated time to the Covington Woman's Club, as well as bridge and garden clubs. She had a gift for needlework, winning awards for different projects.
Survivors include her daughters and spouses, Catherine and Michael Nesset of Marietta, GA, Cheryl Watson of Marblehead, MA, Christine and Bill Smith, Chattanooga, TN, Caroline Watson and Melissa Caro, both of Washington, DC, son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Stacy Watson of Sparks, MD; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Donna Yaeche of Fort Meyers, Fla. and two brothers, Jim Smith of Appleton and Gerry Smith of Arizona along with nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Vernon Watson and her parents, Martin J. and Catherine (Muggenthaler) Smith.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, Feb. 4 at 3 p.m. at Lawnwood Memorial Park, 1111 Access Road, in Covington, Tn., with Pastor Mike Franklin officiating. Friends may visit family members, two hours prior to the service, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Caldwell and Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, Covington.