West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

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Graveside services for Anna Marie Watson, 87, South Fork, Missouri, will be held Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. in Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of the late Tim Stokes and Grace Brown Stokes, on October 1, 1925 in West Plains, Missouri and died January 30, 2013 in West Plains, Missouri.

She was united in marriage September 11, 1946 in Salem, Arkansas to A. L. Foster, unto this union two children were born, Micky and Michael. She was united in marriage May 12, 1951 in Salem, Arkansas to Cecil Paul Watson and his children, Maxine, Paul and Charles, unto this union one child was born, Sheila Marie.

She is survived by five children, Micky Hastings, West Plains, Missouri, Michael Foster and wife, Connie, Wichita, Kansas, Sheila Marie Watson, Ozark, Missouri, Paul Watson and wife, Frances, Rockford, Illinois and Charles Watson and wife, Robin, Rockford, Illinois; one sister, Culen Haughn, West Plains, Missouri; twelve grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, A. L. Foster; her husband, Cecil Paul Watson; her parents Tim Stokes and Grace Brown Stokes; one daughter, Maxine Parks and her husband Tom; one brother E.T. Stokes; one granddaughter and one great grandson.

She made her home in South Fork, Missouri for over forty years, where she owned and operated Anna Marie’s Beauty Shop.

Visitation will be held Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.



  1. virginia and phil green
    January 31, 2013 @ 6:16 pm

    sorry to hear of marie passing our thoughts and prayers will be with you

  2. Barb Jimenez
    January 31, 2013 @ 8:15 pm

    Rest in Peace Granny,will always love and miss you very much,you taught me everything I know about antiquing.You will always be in my heart.

    Barb Jimenez

  3. Patsy Rader
    February 1, 2013 @ 9:08 am

    Sheila , Im very sorry to hear of your Mother passing. Thoughts and Prayers for you and your family .Patsy Rader OMC Nutriton

  4. Susan and Leslie Joslyn
    February 1, 2013 @ 2:55 pm

    Dearest Sheila,
    Les and I are so sorry for the loss of your mother. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. May the many wonderful memories you hold dear ease your sadness in the days and weeks ahead and know she is forever with you and yours.
    Susan and Les

  5. Rhonda Rushton
    February 2, 2013 @ 9:52 am

    My deepest sympathy in your loss. God bless and comfort to the family.