Published 5:00 am Monday, July 13, 2009


Maude Alice Watson Prishmont, 85, loving mother and grandmother,died Sunday, July 12, at Brook Manor Nursing Home in Brookhaven.Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, atBrookhaven Funeral Home on North Jackson Street. The funeralservice will be held at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel onWednesday, July 15, at 11 a.m. with burial to follow at FriendshipBaptist Church.

She was born to William Leon Watson and Katie Case Watson onJuly 12, 1924, in Lincoln County.

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A devout Christian, she was a founding member of Central BaptistChurch. She loved her church and was involved in a number oforganizations there. She attended business college after graduatingfrom Heuck’s Retreat High School. She worked at Stahl-Urban forseveral years before living around the country as a military wife.She took advantage of the opportunities that her travels allowedand enjoyed learning about different cultures with her family.

She valued her family and friends above all. She will be greatlymissed as she is remembered for her kind, gentle spirit and sweetsmile.

After she reared her family, she returned home to Brookhavenwhere she lived out her life among her large extended family.

Maude Alice is survived by her children, Karan Prishmont Baileyand husband, Mark, of Birmingham, Ala., Regina Prishmont Hutchins,of Jackson, and Richard Prishmont and wife, Debra, of Columbus; hergrandchildren, Allison and Katherine Bailey, William Hutchins,Kristy Davis and Scotty Davis and wife, Denise; she had onegreat-grandchild, Noah Davis.