Obits: Theolene Shaver Watson

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 12, 2014

Theolene Shaver Watson

Mrs. Theolene Shaver Watson, 88, of Salisbury, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at her residence.

Born Nov. 4, 1925 in Cooleemee to the late Middie Whitley Shaver and Walter F. Shaver, she was a graduate of Woodleaf High School. Mrs. Watson worked for Cone Mills until her retirement. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and was a director of the Womens Missionary Union.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Gaither Alexander Watson on Oct.17, 2008.

Survivors: her sister; Janie Chaplin of Mocksville; nephew, Ron Sells and wife Pansy, Mike Sells, all of Salisbury and the Rev. Dr. Steve Sells of Asheboro, Wendell Koontz of Mocksville; nieces, Scarlett Lakey and Cynthia Moore of Mocksville; great-nephews, Kirby Sells; great-niece Chris Conner of Salisbury.

The family received friends Friday at Calvary Baptist Church. Funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 6 at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Rick Cockerham, pastor and the Rev. Dr. Steve Sells, officiating. Burial followed at Rowan Memorial Park.

Memorials: Calvary Baptist, 2255 E. Ridge Rd., Salisbury, 28144

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