71,of Ruskin, passed away September 19, 2013. She was born March 8, 1942 in Tampa, Florida to Harold and Mabel Alvis.
She later met and married Robert (Bob) Watson on November 22, 1966 while he was stationed at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida.
She was a devoted wife, mother and spiritual lady who attended many different churches throughout her life.
She loved animals, shopping and browsing and never met a stranger. Lavada was dearly loved and will be forever missed.
She is survived by her soul mate and loving husband of 47 years, Bob, and their son, Steven P. Watson of California. Other survivors include the Watson family, Pauline Smith (John), Elinor Dunn (Tom), Jack (Pat) , Richard (Betty) and Chuck (Betty).
A Memorial service will be held on October 2, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Irongate Apartments, 1820 Blair Castle Circle, Ruskin, Florida 33570
In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be sent to Lifepath Hospice of Ruskin, Florida.