Services for Mrs. Virginia French Watson, 24, were held Thursday afternoon, April 21, at Cross Roads Baptist Church
with the Rev. John Hedge officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery with Stockdale Malin Funeral Home in charge.
Mrs. Watson died Tuesday night, April 19, in a fire which destroyed her home (the J. F. Wyatt residence) in Sawyers
Mill community. The two-story structure was on the verge of falling in when blaze was discovered by neighbors about
9:30. Mrs. Watson's husband, Joe Frank, was found just outside the back door. He was carried to Benton Hospital where
he was treated for shock and smoke.
Mrs. Watson was employed by Genesco in Camden.
Other survivors are her parents, Mr. and Mrs William B. French. Sawyers Mill: two sisters, Mrs. Ralph Norwood, Jackson,
Miss.. and Wanda Lou French, Sawyers Mill: three brothers. William B. French, Jr.. U. S. Army in England. Willard E.
French, Oriando, Fla., and Thomas R, French, Sawyers Mill: grandmother, Mrs. Luther Lynch, Camden.
- Virginia French Watson Death Notice