Thursday, November 7

Jewel Pierce Watford Passes

Jewel Pierce Watford, 78, passed Thursday morning, November 7, 2013 at the Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington. Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 3 P.M. at Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. David Bowman officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Watford will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until taken to the church thirty minutes prior to the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 5 p.m. until 8p.m. and other times at the home. Born October 11, 1935 in Randolph County, a daughter of Royce Pierce and Millie Barnes Pierce. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Allen Watford; a sister Pauline Gordon and a brother Don Pierce. Surviving are her husband John Benjamin Watford of the home; a daughter, Kay Watford and her husband John Collett, III of Thomasville; sons, Sam Watford and wife Karen, Frank Watford and wife Robin, Ben Watford and wife Mitzi and Luther Watford, all of Thomasville; sisters, Louise Elberson and husband Jim of Thomasville and Mary Hughes of Denton; brothers, Charles Pierce and wife Glenda of Lexington and Dolan Pierce and wife Bonnie of Thomasville; Eight Grandchildren and Two Great-Grandchildren. Direct line twice to Briles: Mary Briles Pearce and Margaret Briles Kindley

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