RoseMary Nikirk Watson | 1941-2018

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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RoseMary Nikirk Watson

RoseMary Nikirk Watson, 76, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018.

Memorial service is 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 10, at the First United Methodist Church in Alvord.

RoseMary was born March 21, 1941, in Fort Worth to Jack and Rosalene Nikirk. She grew up in Alvord and attended Alvord High School. She continued her education at Tarrant County Junior College and airline school in Fort Worth. She retired from Frontier Airlines in Dallas.

RoseMary enjoyed traveling, being involved with her children’s activities, assisting her husband, Lawrence ,when he was mayor of Alvord and with Meals on Wheels. RoseMary and Lawrence eventually moved to Cartersville, Ga., to be close to their children and grandchildren.

She became an avid tennis player and was captain of several teams that went to state tournaments.

RoseMary was a woman of inspiring faith in the Lord. She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. Her home was a place of family celebrations and traditions.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister Jackie Ann Nikirk.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Lawrence Derrell Watson; daughters Diann Watson Tilley and husband, Al, and Dana Watson Lampropoulos and husband, Takis; sister Joy Waller and husband, John; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and nephews, nieces and friends.

Memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 100 West Washington Street, Alvord, TX, 76225 or Pleasant Grove Cemetery #3 c/o Doris Neighbors, 4965 CR 2690 Alvord, TX 76225.

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