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“Friend ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Eddie Barfield - Cordele, GA

“We went to high school together. Frances was a wonderful person. So sorry to hear of her passing. May she Rest In Peace. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Thelma Tone - Friend

“So sorry for your loss. Frances was a wonderful friend❤❤✝✝ ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Patricia Lawhorn - Senoia, GA

“So very sorry Michael!!! She was a special woman and a very strong woman. Sending you much love and prayers! ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer Hogan - Alapaha

“While I will miss my lifelong friend , I find comfort in knowing she suffers no more. She was like my sister, and I will cherish the fun times we...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Donna King - Sylvester, GA

“Michael and Amy. I remember you Mom as a Very sweet lady. My sympathies in the loss of your Mother. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Judy Morey - Tifton, GA

“FRANCES, Donna and I were lifelong Best Friends. We were the "Three-fold cord" that the BIBLE speaks of: "A three-fold cord is not easily broken....Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Marsha Carol Watson Gandy

“Keeping you all in our thoughts & prayers~ ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Wayne & Tonya Cooper - Tifton, GA

“Frances was one of a kind. Head strong. Loved her sports. Gardner, crafter, Baker, Co-worker, And Friend. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Jean Wells wnek - Tifton, GA

“My dear friend is home with Jesus. My condolences to the family of Frances. She will be missed. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: George Ray Houston - Sylvester, GA


Ms. Frances Powell Watson, 72, of Tifton died Monday, February 12, 2018 at Tift Regional Medical Center.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery.
Ms. Watson was born on April 12, 1945 in Tifton, GA to the late Harmon Ira and Cornelia Isabella Elliott Powell. She had lived in Southwest Georgia all of her life. Ms. Watson attended Auburn University where she studied Interior Decorating. She was a gifted floral designer and gardener who served as a longtime member of the Tift County Garden Club. Ms. Watson was the co-owner of a Tifton antique and gift shop, Southern Station. She loved her cats, spending time in her garden, and caring for her greatest love, her family. Ms. Watson was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church in Tifton.
Survivors include her children, Amy Riggins (Harold), and Michael Watson (Tammie) all of Tifton; grandchildren, Chelsea Casey (Cody), Ashley Riggins, Christina Salter, and Isabella Watson; great-grandchild, Caitlin Riggins; the father of her children, Mickey Watson; and numerous extended family members and friends.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 1:00 PM until the Service Hour at Banks Funeral Home Chapel.
Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfh.com.
Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home
Banks Funeral Home
210 N. Main Street Sylvester, GA 31791
Tel. (229) 776-2055

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