Mrs. Novella "Bibbie" Hurst Watson, age 82, died Monday, February 10, 2014 at her home. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m., Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at Ruby Baptist Church. Internment will be a private family service in the Watson Cemetery
Visitation will be from 2 – 3 p.m., Tuesday, prior to the service in the Church Fellowship Hall.
Mrs. Watson was born February 10, 1932 in Chesterfield, SC a daughter of the late William F. and Annie Marie Melton Hurst. She was a homemaker and a retired employee of Challenger with 34 years of service. Bibbie was a member of Ruby Baptist Church and loved her Lord and her family very much. She was known in the community for her delicious cooking, especially her biscuits, pecan pies, chicken and dumplings, and banana pudding. She loved to minister to the sick and shut-ins in the community with her cooking. Bibbie will be sorely missed by all. In addition to her parents, Bibbie was also preceded in death by her first husband, Johnny Watson, a son, Lonnie Wayne Watson, her 4 brothers, Astor, Robert, Lawson, and Carson Hurst, and by her 6 sisters, Osabelle, Aletha, Alberta, Estelle, Dorothy, and Cleo.
Survivors are Husband, Charles S. Smith of the home, Son, Jerry (Grayson) Watson of Cheraw, SC, 3 Daughters: Judy Watson (Roy) Owens of Lugoff, SC, Barbara (Rick) Leihgeber of Sevierville, TN, and Diane Watson (Charles) Finch of Cheraw, SC, Daughter-in-law, Martha Watson of Pageland, SC, Also 15 Grandchildren, 33 Great Grandchildren, and 2 Great, Great Grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) is serving the Watson family.