Lillian Doris Watson

Published 6:44 pm Thursday, July 29, 2021

Mrs. Lillian Doris Watson, of Port Arthur, Texas, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, July 22, 2021, at her home in Pearland, Texas, surrounded by love and family.

A native of Bay City, Texas, she was a resident of Port Arthur for 53 years before moving to Pearland, Texas to live with her daughter.

Lillian retired from Port Arthur Independent School District.

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She was preceded in death by her mother, Clemmie “Sophie” Jackson; father, Roosevelt “Buster” Jackson; and husband of 33 years, Edward Watson, Sr.

Lillian leaves to cherish her memories:  son, Edward Watson, Jr. (Terri) of Beaumont, Texas; daughter, Lisa Washington of Pearland, Texas; brothers: Donald Jackson of New Iberia, Louisiana; Carl Jackson (Doris) of Pearland, Texas; sister: Wilma Jean Criswell of Pearland, Texas; grandchildren: Jasmine Green; Joshua Laday (Ali); Lauren Green, and Brayden Washington; great grandson, Jaxton Laday; godson, William Hadnott, III, and a host of other relatives and friends who loved her dearly.

A visitation is scheduled from 9 A.M. to 11 A.M. on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Christian Faith Missionary Baptist Church followed by funeral services at 11 A.M., Pastor Albert Moses, Jr. residing.

Burial will follow in Live Oak Memorial Park Cemetery.