Helen Marie Watson, 66, of Waldo, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Arkadelphia. She was born October 30, 1946, to Lee and Essie V. Marsh Ingram.

She was preceded in death by her father, step-father Curtis Smith, sister Linda Warren, and brother Lyndon Smith.

She is survived by her mother; three sons, Vernon Shaw and Anthony Warren, both of Waldo; and Marcus Watson of Minden, La.; two daughters, Vickie Watson of El Dorado, and Marily Curry of Waldo; two step-sons, Paul Messer of Waldo, and Carl Watson of Battle Creek, Mich.; two step-daughters, Linda Watson and Carolyn Prevoe, both of Waldo; six brothers, Calvin Smith, Don E. Smith, Kenneth Smith, and Earnest Standoak, all of Waldo, Gerard Smith of Magnolia, and Otis Smith of Rosston; and one sister, Verna Dean Smith.

Funeral services, under the direction of Marks Funeral Home, will be held Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m. at Bethany Baptist Church in McNeil with Pastor Derrick Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Waldo.

Visitation will be Friday, April 19, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Marks Funeral Home.

An online guestbook is available at www.marksfuneralhomeinc.org.

Published: 04/18/2013