Bessie Mae Watson, age 86, of Keysville, VA went to join her heavenly family on Saturday, March 18, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Allen Watson, Sr.; a daughter, Margaret Watson; and a son, Joseph Allen Watson, Jr. Bessie is survived by a son, John Allen Watson Earline; three daughters, Virginia Carwile Curtis, Connie Diane Zich Donald, and Shirley Thie; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed by all.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Drakes Branch, VA. The family will receive friends at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, from 4 to 6 p.m. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is serving the family.