Lavina J. Watson, 78 / Oct. 16, 1931 – Jan. 22, 2010Published 3:15pm Thursday, January 28, 2010
Lavina J. Watson, 78, of Cassopolis died Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 at Cass County Medical Care Facility, Cassopolis.
She was born Oct. 16, 1931 in South Haven, Mich., the daughter of the late Theron and Corabelle Hunt. She was a lifetime resident. She married Hilbert H. Evans on May 20, 1950 in South Bend. He died June 30, 1981. She then married Arthur Watson on May 17, 1984 in Cass County. He preceded her in death.
Lavina is survived by a daughter, Yolanda Prestly of Cassopolis; two sons, Hilbert Evans Jr. of Petersburg, Fla. and Jeffery Evans of Cassopolis; eight grandchildren; five sisters, Dorothy Alford, Pat Forrest, both of South Bend; and three brothers, Douglas Hunt of Atlanta, Ga., Charles Hunt and Joe Hunt, both of Cassopolis.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Lola Buck, and a brother, Theron E. Hunt.
A funeral service will be held Friday, Jan. 29, 2010 at 1 p.m. in the Church of Cassopolis with the Rev. Christopher Pittman officiating. The family will receive friends Friday one hour before the service in the church.
Arrangements made by Connelly Funeral Home, Cassopolis.