Mrs. Watson died following a short illness at 7:25 p.m. Friday, September 16, 2011 at her residence.
Barbara was born March 18, 1933 in Trigg County to the late John Malone and Eliza Ann Faughn Malone.
She was a retired nurse and was a member of Eddy Creek Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Ruth Dobbins; one half-sister, Sudie Mae Cunningham; one half-brother, Jack Malone; and one son, Ricky Hawkins.
Survivors include her husband, Harley Watson, Sr.; one sister Garvie Gray of Cadiz; two daughters, Cathy Peace of Cadiz and Laura Dauber of Central City; one step-son, Harley Watson, Jr. of Princeton; six grandchildren, Matt Hawkins, Craig Hawkins, Angie Reynolds, Briana Humphries, Bryant Hawkins and Britty Dauber; 6 great-grandchildren, Katlin Hawkins, Hunter Reynolds, Jay Humphries, Hayden Reynolds, Jon Humphries and Hallie Reynolds.