Daisy G. Watson, age 91, passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at The Coventry in Southern Pines. 

A native of Pinehurst, she was the daughter of the late Wiley and Bertha Garner. 

She attended Appalachian State Teachers College to obtain her degree. Daisy was a retired school teacher of 37 years. After retirement Daisy spent her time playing in the Senior Games and won many medals and awards. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Harry R. Watson Sr.; brothers: Edward Garner and Clyde Garner; sister: Margie Walton.

Daisy is survived by her children: Harry R. Watson Jr. and wife Charity, Cynthia W. Smithe and husband Michael; grandchildren: Kurt Watson, Emily Watson, Tyler Dandrea, Harrison Dandrea. 

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 2 PM at Bethesda Cemetery in Aberdeen. 

Memorial contributions may be made to FirstHealth Hospice. 

Online condolences may be offered at www.PinesFunerals.com. 

Powell Funeral Home is honored to serve the Watson family. 

 

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  1. Taught at Aberdeen Elementary School when grades 1-12 were on the same campus. One of the best teachers that ever taught at the school. She would interact with the students in the classroom and on the playground (playing kickball, jumping rope, etc). Mrs. Watson treated all of her students with kindness and respect. One of a kind teacher that left fond memories.

  2. Mrs. Watson was my 4th grade teacher at Pinehurst Middle School. She was such a good teacher, who was kind and encouraging to me. I will never forget her beehive and her wearing her glasses on her nose. Now I know why she wore them on her nose. 😊 She will be missed!

  3. Mrs Watson was a very nice person and a good teacher. I had the privilege of seeing and talking with her about a year and a half ago, she was still very kind and cognizant as to who I was.

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