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Ricky Nelson Watson, 48

Ricky Nelson Watson, age 48 of Celina, passed away Tues., May 26, 2009 at his residence. Funeral were conducted Thurs. May 28, 2009 from the chapel of Upton Funeral Home with Levi Stephens officiating.

Serving as pallbearers were Chris Keen, Dusty Adams, Terry Dodson, Reed Dodson, Toopy Kerrand Darrell Poindexter. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Jeremy Ferguson, Chris Watson, Shawn Watson and Chase Stephens. Mr. Watson was born Nov. 20, 1960 in Clay County, Tenn. to the late Willie Herman and Geneva Gladys (Watson) Watson. He was a foreman for Seelback Tree Service and was affiliated with the Beech Bethany Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Renoth, Randell, and James Watson; sisters, Cornelya Stephens, Comelle Dodson and Edwina Key. He is survived by his lifelong friend, Tamara Shaye Watson; son, Chadrick Nelson Watson, Daughters, Karlie Shaye and Baleigh Brooke Watson; sisters, Mary Ruth Keen, Zelma Hughes and Barbara Roach all of Celina, Tenn.; other relatives, Chris Watson and Jeremy Ferguson; host of nieces and nephews.