Katherine Turner Watson, A native of Louisville, Mississippi and a longtime resident of Mobile, AL passed away on Monday, May 24th, 2021. Predeceased by the love of her life, Jack William Watson, to whom she was married for 61 years; her parents Frank and Lallie Turner; three sisters, Vemba (JT) Pugh, Clarice (Cecil) Waters, and Audrey (Frank) Ingram; and several special friends, especially Violet Hirsch. Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Kathy Willis; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Susan Watson; three grandchildren, Josh Watson, Sarah (Shaun) Laurio, and Corinne (Justin) Hayward; and four great-grandchildren, Jack, Emily, Anna Katherine, and John William, who were the light of her eye. She also leaves behind cherished nieces, nephews, and many exceptional friends. Katherine and her husband, Jack, opened Watson's Pharmacy on Navco Rd. in 1961 and enjoyed working together and getting to know their community for over 27 years. Over the years, Katherine loved spending time with her family and friends, cooking amazing meals, traveling, hosting dinner parties, tending to her plants, and opening her home to anyone who needed a warm meal or a place to lay their head. Like a true southern lady, her lips and nails were always painted, and every Saturday during football season you could find her cheering on the Ole Miss football team. Katherine was a member of Kingswood United Methodist Church, and will be missed by everyone who knew and loved her. A special thanks to the incredible staff at Murray House and Saad's Hospice Retreat Facility for loving on our sweet Katherine as she neared the end of her life. Visitation will be Friday, May 28th, 2021 from 12:00-2:00pm at Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Funeral services and burial will take place at 2:00pm in the chapel at Mobile Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kingswood United Methodist Church, 5200 Perin Rd. Mobile, AL 36693.
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