Velma Lee (Edmonds) Watson, age 94, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, November 6, 2013 at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. She was a resident of Trafalgar.
Velma was born March 24, 1919 in Russell Springs, KY, to the late Addison and Mary Frances (Wilson) Edmonds.
Velma retired in 1987 from the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin where she had been employed as a Housekeeper for 15 years. Prior to that, Velma worked at the Red Gold Canning Factory in Trafalgar for 5 years. Velma enjoyed working in her garden, baking & cooking and spending time with her family.
She was a member of the Trafalgar War Mothers and faithfully served her Lord for more than 50 years as a member of Trafalgar Christian Church where she looked forward to singing in the choir.
Velma is survived by one son: George D. (Stacy) Watson of Trafalgar; two grandchildren: Sandy (Nathaniel) Harman and Mindy (David) Bush-Watson Both of Indianapolis; and two great grandchildren: Preston & Cooper Harman both of Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by one son: Jim Watson; three sisters: Eva Stevens, Opal Zimmerman & Elma Meadles; and two brothers: Herschel & Benjamin Edmonds.
The Rev. Mark Matheny will conduct a funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Friday, at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until time of service on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at First Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Franklin.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Velma to the Trafalgar Christian Church, "Memorial Fund" 300 E. Pearl St. Trafalgar, IN 46181 or the Homeview Health & Rehabilitation Center, "Activities Fund" 651 S. State Street Franklin, IN 46131.
Expressions of caring and kindness may be made to the Watson family at
Information: (812) 597-4670