GAMALIEL — Mary Bobbie Dugan Watson, 84, of Gamaliel, passed away Friday, April 26, 2013, at her home in Gamaliel.
She was born Jan. 6, 1929, in Jackson, Miss., to the late Monroe Dugan and Addie Ruth Pickett Dugan Barefield.
She was a retired cook and lunch room manager for the Monroe County Board of Education and a member of Clementsville Church of Christ. She was united in marriage on Oct. 4, 1947, to Henry Ray Watson in Roseville, Ga.
She is survived by her husband, Henry Ray Watson, of Gamaliel; one daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Mike Elrod, of Gamaliel; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Jackie and Agnes Watson, of Frankfort, and Richard Watson, of Lexington; one brother, Hershell Ray Barefield, of Canton Ohio; three grandchildren, Bethany and husband Jason Prewitt, Brooke Watson and Tanner Elrod; two step-grandchildren, John and wife Jasmine Nicholas, Scott and wife Emily Nicholas; one great-grandchild, Connor Prewitt; two step-great-grandchildren, Penny Nicholas and Yukon Nicholas.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Ross Barefield Jr.; one sister, Maggie Hutnik; and stepfather, Ross Barefield Sr.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday, April 29, at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel with burial to follow in Gamaliel Cemetery. Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Sunday and after 7:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Gamaliel Cemetery, Clementsville Church of Christ or Hosparus Barren River.
BOWLING GREEN — Steven Dale Yoakem, 41, of Bowling Green, died Friday, April 26, 2013, at his residence.
He was a son of the late Leo Edward and Lucille Gilliam Hicks Yoakem and husband of Shannon Lewis Yoakem, who survives.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home Bowling Green Chapel. Burial will be in Hawks Cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday.