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Mayola Janene Watson

August 6, 1931 December 27, 2018
Mayola Janene Watson
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Obituary for Mayola Janene Watson

Mayola Janene Gillispie was born in Reydon, Oklahoma on August 6, 1931 to Delmar B. and Rosalia May Gillispie. She died in Medford December 27, 2018. In 1944, her family moved from Oklahoma to Medford, Oregon. The Rogue Valley, of southern Oregon, would be her home for the remainder of her life. On February 18, 1949, she married James Gray Watson, in Medford. Later that year, she graduated from Medford High School. Gray and Mayola raised five children in southern Oregon, including four sons, Stan, Bill, Mark and Matt, and a daughter, Leanne.
Mayola J. Watson was preceded in death by her parents, Delmar and May Gillispie, her husband, James G. Watson, and two sisters, Leora Guthrie of Medford, Oregon, and Alverna Biggs of Guthrie, Oklahoma. She is survived by two brothers, Edwin Gillispie, of Renton, Washington, and Max Gillispie of Central Point, a sister, Ruth Keen, of Battleground, Washington, numerous nieces and nephews, her five children, 11 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. A memorial service is planned for Saturday, January 19, at 1 pm at Trail Christian Fellowship in Shady Cove.

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Trail Christian Fellowship

18881 Hwy 62
Eagle Point, OR 97524

Trail Christian Fellowship
18881 Hwy 62 Eagle Point 97524 OR
United States

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