DECATUR — Floella (Flo) Watson, age 93 of Kuttawa, died Monday, March 16, 2020 at her home in Lyon County.
She was a member of Kuttawa First Baptist Church in Kuttawa, KY formerly a member of Northwest Christian Church in Decatur, IL.
She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald Homer Watson, brothers Paul Fraser, Marshall Fraser, Joe Fraser and sister Thera Curtis. Her parents were David and Laura Fraser.
Survivors include her children; Drew Watson of Decatur, IL, Lisa Pinney of Gilbertsville, KY, Amy Watson-Reese of Port St. Joe, FL, brothers David Fraser, Larry Fraser, and sisters Sue Hannon and Ann Roberts.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge, IL with Rev. Carl Nelson officiating.
DECATUR — Agnes “Aggie” Christman, 90, of Decatur, IL, passed away March 22, 2020 at her home with family at her side.
Agnes was born May 31, 1929, the daughter of Jack and Myrtle (Cook) O’Donnell. She married Kenneth “Bud” Christman on February 1, 1968.
Agnes was employed at the Signal Depot for several years, then worked as a bartender until she retired at age 80. She enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking and serving big dinners for her family.
Surviving are her daughter, Judith Redpath of Decatur, IL; step-daughters Carolyn (Steve) McCall of Decatur and Marilyn (Bob) Price; sisters, Carol Rogers of Decatur, IL, Sharon (Phillip) Hagen of Decatur, IL; four grandsons, Greg Bonds, Gary Allen Bonds, Eric Koester and Tom Koester; one granddaughter, Lisa Richars ; 6 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, 3 nephews and 4 nieces.
Aggie also leaves behind her special love, Jack, Phil and Sharon’s dog.
It is unbelievable how much and by how many this lady was loved and respected. This world was made better because she was in it. Anyone who knows Agnes has only good to say about her.
Agnes was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brother, Jackie O’Donnell and her nephew Kevin Schawitsch.
Private family services will be at Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home on Thursday March 26, 2020. Burial will be at Mt. Gilead Cemetery. The family suggests donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.