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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
C. V. Watson

   C. V. Watson, 79, of 1100 North State St., Gladwin, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, in the Clare Nursing Home. Born in Knott County, Ky., on May 6, 1902, he moved to Mt. Pleasant in 1931 and to Gladwin County in 1934. He was employed by Sun Oil Co. for several years and was a self-employed well driller from 1947 to 1968, when he retired. Mr. Watson was a member of the Gladwin Masonic Lodge 397 F & AM, Bay City Consistory and Shriners and the Well Drillers Association. Mr. Watson and the former Bonnie Teel were married October 31, 1925, in Catlettsburg, Ky. She preceded him in death on July 29, 1980.

   Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Hugh (Waneda) Wilkin of Reed City; one son, Jack of Gladwin; 2 brothers, Mitchell of Alkal, W. Va. and Mainus of Mousie, Ky.; 5 sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Stamper of Littcarr, Ky., Mrs. Sina Dunn of Chesapeake, Ohio, Mrs. Josephine Wallen of Mousie, Mrs. Bell Smith and Mrs. Rachael Deacon of Huntington, W. Va.; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.   Services were held Saturday at 1 p.m. from the Mathews Funeral Home with burial in the Highland Cemetery. The funeral service and burial was handled by the Masonic Lodge.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:2 C:5
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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