Aug. 14, 2021
Russell Watson of Jones County, passed away Saturday, Aug. 14.
He was a native of Lakeland, Florida. The son of the late Ralph (Ruth) Watson. He retired from CSX Railroad. Russell loved outdoor activities, Indian history and artifacts. He was proud of his Native American heritage and was a member of the Echota Cherokee Tribe of Alabama. He was a 20 year Ordained Minister through the Assemblies of God. He and Lendy attended Bridges of Hope church and served under Pastor Loretta Faulk.
Russell was a loving husband to his wife Lendy of 44 years. A father to his daughters Emily Watson and Ashley (Robbie) Fritz. He was “Grampy” to Aubryn, Avery and Rhythm Fritz. Brother to Rev. Leland (Melody) Watson. Best friend to Joe Dolphy, Daniel Roberson, Jamey Huckeba and Mitchell McClamma. He was a friend to many and will be greatly missed. The family will gather Sunday, Sept. 5 from 3-5 to celebrate his life. Friends and family are welcome to drop by and pay respects to the family at the home of Robbie and Ashley Fritz located at: 7022 Hwy 87 Juliette, Ga 31046.