Everette "Skip" Watson, age 58, of Labadie, Missouri passed into eternal life on Saturday, August 11, 2007 at Integris Grove General Hospital in Grove, Oklahoma. Everette was born to Everette and Dorthea (Winchester) Watson on July 14, 1949 in Sikeston Missouri. He received his education in Granite City Illinois. Skip attended University for Electricians, and Missouri Baptist University, studying to become a pastor. Skip served in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged. On November 27, 1982, Skip married Sheila Rodermund in Saint Louis Missouri. Everette and Sheila lived in Brigton and Labadie Missouri. Skip accepted Jesus as a small child and lived his life for Jesus until the time of his death. Skip enjoyed his computer, Hamm radio, playing cards, horse racing, camping, movies and just having fun. Everette is survived by his wife of 24 1/2 years Sheila of the home, One sister, Janet Watson of Granite City Illinois, one son Scott Watson and his wife Heather and their three daughters of Highland Illinois, two daughters, Christine Cristobal and her husband Ernie and their two boys, Linda Garner and her husband Josh and their one son and two daughters all of Troy Illinois, sister in-law Sherry Smith and her husband (Steve) and their two boys, sister in-law Sharon Nichols and her two boys and one girl of Kaseyville Illinois. Everette was preceded in death by his parents; a nephew Paul; and a brother in-law Larry. Memorial Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 17, 2007 at the First Baptist Church of Grove located at 501 South Main street, Grove, Oklahoma. In lieu of flowers the family has requested contributions be made to the First Baptist Church to help offset medical expenses. Services have been entrusted to Ellis Family Funeral Home.
Friday, August 17th, 2007 2:00pm, First Baptist Church of Grove