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Anna Belle Watson

September 11, 1930 — June 30, 2022

New Athens

Anna Belle Watson, 91, of New Athens, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at the Harrison County Home. She was born September 11, 1930 in Harrison County, Ohio a daughter of the late Earl and Freda Harris Nash.

Anna Belle was a member of the New Athens United Methodist Church where she served as Treasurer for 40 years. She also served as Treasurer for the Franklin Museum where she was a member of the Franklin Gourmets. She along with her husband, Don, owned and operated the Gas Station in New Athens and also enjoyed keeping a large garden.

In addition to her parents; she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald C. Watson, in 2016; her 2 Sons: infant John Edgar Watson and Donald Ellis Watson; her brother, Earl Nash; and her sister, Freda Dunlap.

Surviving are her daughter, Margaret (Dale) Edwards of Cadiz; 3 sons: Dan (Carla) Watson of New Athens, David (Penny) Watson of New Athens and Dennis (Shannon) Watson of St. Clairsville; daughter-in-law, Connie Watson of Hopedale; 9 Grandchildren: T.J. Edwards, Ashley Agin, D.J. Watson, Daniel Watson, Derek Watson, Devin Watson, Alexis Watson, Drake Watson and Delaney Kemp; 7 Great Grandchildren:  Madelynn, Katheryn, Tomi, Brendan, Taylor, Tara and Brayden; and 1 Great Great Grandchild expected any day.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, July 2 from 2-5 at Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz where funeral service will be held on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Jon Little officiating. Burial will follow at Longview Cemetery, New Athens, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the New Athens United Methodist Church, c/o Mary Lou Hartley, 74245 Fairpoint-New Athens Road, St. Clairsville 43950 or the Franklin Museum, c/o Pat Saffell, P.O. Box 28, New Athens, Ohio 43981.

The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland-barr.com.

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Saturday, July 2, 2022

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home

172 S Main St, Cadiz, OH 43907

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Sunday, July 3, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home

172 S Main St, Cadiz, OH 43907

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