Nancy E. Watson, 75, of Flat Rock passed away Thursday, November 11, 2010 at Pardee Memorial Hospital after a sudden illness. A native of Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late Carpenter L. and Joycie Snider Eagle. She was a 1953 graduate of Granite Quarry High School and a graduate of Salisbury Business College. She worked as a secretary in various businesses, including the March of Dimes, Grace Ridge Retirement Community, and Giles Motors. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Hendersonville, and was a long-standing member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Morganton. She was a loving mother, proud grandmother, and a friend to all. She was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Silliman; a brother, C. L. Eagle; a bother-in-law, Edmund Silliman; and former husband, Joseph William Watson.
Survivors include two daughters, Wendy Watson Jones and her husband Doug of Flat Rock, Wanda Watson Daves and her husband Mike of Valdese; six grandchildren, Phillip Luther and his wife Christina; Ryan and Matthew Jones; Samuel, Aaron and Emma Daves; two brothers, Billy Eagle and his wife Marie, Glenn Eagle and his wife Sue, all of Salisbury; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be at 3:00 pm Sunday, November 14, 2010 in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Cody Sturgill and Phillip Luther will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 pm prior to the service in the chapel. Memorials may be made to Boiling Springs Baptist Church Youth Group, 1291 Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher, NC 28732.