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Talitha Christine Watson Nickell, 41, passed away unexpectedly October 5, 2021, at home in Dallas, TX.

Talitha was born September 28,1980 in Mesquite, TX to James H. Watson and Felicia Palm Ramsey. She is preceded in death by her father James H. Watson, maternal grandparents Carl Palm and Dorothy Havin, paternal grandparents James W. Watson and Mary Margaret Schwemley, aunts Debi Patel, Carla Morris and Jackie Pitts and her lovable fur baby Morgan.

Talitha graduated from Mesquite High School and received her bachelor's degree from Texas Women's University. She was married to Benjamin Davis Nickell on March 6, 2020.Talitha lived her life to the fullest through simple pleasures. She had a beautiful smile and she loved to laugh. She enjoyed laughing with her family and friends and especially spending time with her nieces and nephews. She loved going to concerts to watch her favorite country stars or just staying at home and watching The Walking Dead or the Twilight movies. She loved dressing up with Ben for Halloween and walking on the beach in South Carolina. Talitha loved Christmas so much she would often leave her tree up for months. She also loved just sitting and sipping coffee with all the seasonal creamers.

Those left to cherish her memories are her husband Benjamin Nickell, her mother Felicia Ramsey and husband Donnie, her sisters Savannah Watson and Keisha Floyd, her brother Phillip Ramsey, her nieces Summer, Oceana and Viola, her nephews Henry and Josh, and her in-law's Cindy Nickell Consolver and Michael Consolver. As well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, lifelong friends and her fur baby Sir William.