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Joann (Baker) Watson

June 5, 1929 — January 19, 2023


Joann Watson, 93, of Paducah passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2023, at Calvert City Convalescent Center.

She was born June 5 th , 1929 in Monette, Arkansas. She was a former school teacher. and longtime member of Immanuel Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading and being active with her church family.

Surviving are her two children, Charlie Watson of Herrin, IL and Brooks Watson of Paducah; three grandchildren, Sara (Forrest) Porter, Hunter Watson, Katherine Keith all of Mississippi; three great-grandchildren, Liam, Parks, Edie; one nephew, Joe Tucker of Georgia; and one niece, Alden Spriggs of Texas

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Charles “Buck” Watson; her parents, Alden Baker and Stella Lile Baker; and one sister, Jean Lile Tucker.

Special thanks to Mary Rose Richmond and the staff of Calver City Convalescent Center who treated her very well.

Private burial will be held at Mt. Kenton Cemetery.

Online condolences may be left at

Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

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