WATSON, Ms. Bertha-age 60, of Flint, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held 11:00am Monday, June 3, 2019 with a 10:00am family hour at New Creation Church of God G-3472 Lennon Rd., Flint, MI 48507. Dr. Herbert L. Banks officiating. Calling hours are 1:00pm - 6:00pm Sunday, June 2, 2019 at Sheldon T. Banks Funeral Chapel 3021 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, MI 48507.
Ms. Bertha Lee Watson was born October 13, 1958 in Flint, MI, the daughter of Harvey Lee and Leanna (Williams) Watson. Bertha was a graduate of Flint Northern High School and a member of New Creation Church of God. She was employed at Heartland Manor. Bertha enjoyed cooking, dancing, and taking care of others who needed her help. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Ms. Bertha Lee Watson leaves to cherish her memories: daughter, Nafesha Watson (Idris Bray Sr.); sons, Davin Jones (Tiffany Taylor-Jones) and RaJhan Jones (Alexandria Page); grandchildren, Zair'e Watson, Idris Bray Jr., Carmen Jones, RaJhan Jones Jr., Davin Jones III, Aria Jones, Milan Walker and Zamarhya Tartt; brothers, Harvey Lee Watson Jr., Larry (Thelma) Watson, Anthony Lee ( Brenda) Watson and Joseph Lee Watson; sisters Carrie Watson, Juanita Watson and Rose (Bryant) Watson-Brown, uncle, Milton Williams; aunts, Carrie Bussey, Jewel Bray and Thelma Weems; companion, Michael Jenkins; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends including special friend, Kim Broome.
Bertha was preceded in death by: father, Harvey Watson Sr.; mother, Leanna Watson; grandson, Rondo Jones; sister, Annie Watson, brothers, Andrew and Colliard Watson; nephew, Akeen Brown and Jackie Tartt.
The family would like to express and special thanks to: Philadelphia Blvd. family, Dr. Danish(Cancer Institute), Sam Jenkins, Scott (Jean) Jenkins, LaDora Morrison, Gospel Baptist Church and New Creation Church of God.