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