Obituary of Sarah Veleria Spain Watson ~ 2010

Transcribed by Joan S Dunn

Source: New Bern Sun Journal Dec 20 2010

Sarah Veleria Spain Watson, 95, departed this life on December 15, 2010 to 
be with her Lord and family who preceded her in death.  
She married Wilbur Watson of Lowland, in March of 1936 who predeceased her 
in 1992. 
She was a lifelong resident of Goose Creek Island, NC, first with her 
parents in Hobucken then after marriage moved with her husband to Lowland. 
In 2005, she moved to the home place in New Bern, in 2009, she moved to 
Autumn Care Nursing Home in Nashville, NC.  
She is survived by two daughters, Barbara Watson Phillips and husband, 
Roger, of Nashville, NC and Sara Watson of Cedar Point, NC. 
She is also survived by two grandsons, Michael Phillips with wife, Angela 
Phillips of Nashville and Jeffery Phillips of Raleigh; and three great-
grandchildren, Ryan, Bradley and Sarah Phillips, all of Nashville. 
She has three surviving siblings, Odell Spain of Arapahoe, Jane Parks and 
Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Brinson, both of New Bern.  
She was predeceased by five siblings, Esther Lupton of Lowland, Willa Dean 
Gaskill of New Bern, Eunice Machinshok, and Charles Spain, both of 
Hobucken, and Thomas Spain of Reelsboro.  
Her service will be held on Saturday, December 18 at 11 a.m. by Norman 
Miller, pastor of Lowland Church of Christ, at Bryant Funeral Home. The 
family will receive friends following the service.  
Arrangements are by Bryant Funeral Home & Crematory, Alliance.

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