Gloria Marie Coletta Watson
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Gloria Marie Coletta Watson
  • September 2, 1923 - March 30, 2017
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Gloria Marie Coletta Watson, 93, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born in Memphis, TN September 2, 1923 to the late Lorenzo and Jimmie Helton Coletta. Gloria was a graduate of central High School Class of 1941 and retired as switchboard operator from the Tennessee Chest Disease Hospital after 35 years of service.
She was preceded by her parents, two sisters, Margherita Finch and Mary June Stephens; brothers, Louie Coletta and Gerado Coletta; grandson, Roger Abney Watson.
Survivors include her son, Glen (Jan) Watson, Jr. of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Lynn (Thad) Lepcio and Glen (Marcia) Watson, III; great-grandchildren Emily Abney and Teddy Lepcio; niece Mary Stephens; nephews, Albert Stephens and Anthony Stephens and a cousin, Joyce Coletta of Chicago, IL.
Funeral services will be private and burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road.