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Obituaries for Wednesday, September 21, 200

Erlene Harrison Reid

Services for Erlene Harrison Reid, of Monticello, were 11 a.m.Wednesday, Sept. 21 at Monticello Methodist Protestant Church inMonticello with burial in Bethshan Cemetery in Monticello.

Mrs. Reid, 85, died Sept. 18, 2005, at the Lawrence CountyNursing Home. She was born on Jan. 4, 1920, to Walter Hedgepeth andMaude King Hedgepeth.

She was a retired supervisor with New Hebron Garment Factory.She was a charter member of Monticello Methodist ProtestantChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husbands, GeorgeHarrison and Ray Reid; three sisters; and one grandson.

Survivors are her sons, Don Harrison, of Seminary, DoyleHarrison, of Monticello and Wayne Harrison, of Topeka; her sisters,Loaree Robinson, of Pearl, Mary Jones, of Brandon, and AnnelleStephens, of Laurel; her brothers, the Rev. H.J. Hedgepeth, ofLucedale, and Curtis Hedgepeth, of Port Allen, La.; 13grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Wayne Watson

Services for Wayne Watson, of Monticello, are 2 p.m. Thursday,Sept. 22 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Monticello with burial inR and W Cemetery in Silver Creek.

Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Watson, 59, died Sept. 19, 2005, at his residence. He wasborn on Dec. 25, 1945, to J.T. Watson and Nannie Jewel KirklandWatson.

He was a self employed welder. He was a 32nd Degree Mason withthe Shriner Columbia Lodge – non-active.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and his ex-wife, BonnieWall Watson.

Survivors are his daughters, Pam W. Smith, of Silver Creek,Penny W. Marandi and Marsha W. Pennington, both of Monticello; hisson, Tony Watson, of Monticello; his sisters, Linda Russell, ofSilver Creek, and Pat Nations, of Shivers; his brother, AshleyWatson, of Silver Creek; and 11 grandchildren.