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Celeste Ramsey Watson

January 28, 1945 — September 10, 2022

Wilson

Celeste Ramsey Watson

Celeste Ramsey Watson, 77, died Saturday, September 10, 2022, in Wilson, North Carolina.

 

A native of Gaffney, South Carolina, Celeste graduated from Gaffney High School and Appalachian State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. After teaching at St. Thomas More School in Chapel Hill for several years, Celeste moved to Wilson in 1973, where she resided until her death. A devoted mother, grandmother, and friend, Celeste was heavily involved in her community and served as an active member of the First Presbyterian Church for the majority of her life.

   

Celeste is survived by her children Katherine Watson Cranz (Will) and John Ramsey Watson (Amy), and her beloved grandchildren Georgia, Anna Ramsey, James, and Walker. She was preceded in death by her parents Desdie (Martin) and Breamon Alexander Ramsey, and her dear friend Miles Joseph McCormick.

    

A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m., on Sunday, September 18, 2022, at First Presbyterian Church, 414 Sunset Road, Wilson, North Carolina. A reception will be held immediately following service in the Dudley Room.

   

The family requests that any memorial gifts be made to the First Presbyterian Church, Wilson North Carolina.

 

Condolences may be directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home at www.joyners.net.

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Memorial Service

Sunday, September 18, 2022

3:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

First Presbyterian Church

414 Sunset Rd NW, Wilson, NC 27893

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Memorial Gathering

Sunday, September 18, 2022

3:45 - 4:45pm (Eastern time)

First Presbyterian Church

414 Sunset Rd NW, Wilson, NC 27893

The Dudley Room

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