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Friday January 29th, 2021

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Eugenia Carter Watson

CONCORD – Eugenia Ann Carter Watson (Genia) of Concord, NC (formerly of Wadesboro, NC) rose-up from her broken body Thursday, December 10, 2020, and walked straight into the arms of Jesus – leaving all who loved her in total, heartbroken shock. Always one for surprises, she certainly pulled this one off without a hitch. She spoke to her best brother-in-law and verbal “sparring partner”, David, that morning followed by her daily facetime chat with her love of several years, Ray. And then, she sat in her chair and peacefully and oh so willingly surrendered her spirit to her Lord. Genia was the firstborn child of Albert Lee Carter, Sr. “Ab” and Alice Lavinia Brower Carter, born October 27, 1947. Her favorite things were music, reading, old movies, family history, laughter, sharing stories of “The Homplace” and a good cup of hot coffee. Following a long career as an administration assistant, Genia went to nursing school at Anson Technical College and graduated with her LPN license. She loved her time working at the old Anson County Hospital in Wadesboro, NC. Genia was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Wadesboro and later moved her membership to Crosspointe Baptist Church when she moved to Concord. There, she was very involved with the youth program, Silver Servants, and the music team and was well known for her beautiful soprano voice. She shared her musical talents with friends and fellow residents at Wesbury Apartments in Concord and coordinated several “musicals” by “The Major Chords”, as they were known. She was also involved in the Monday night Bible Study. She was preceded in death by her parents and her beloved aunt, Louisa Ellen Brower Gardner “Weegie”. Left to mourn the loss but cherish the many memories are her son, Marion Smith Watson, III “Smity” (Janie) of Little River, SC, brother Albert Lee Carter, Jr “Lil. Ab” (Karen) of Easley, SC, sisters Ellen Lavinia Carter Styers (David- yes, he’s the one) of Kannapolis, NC and Lydia Robin Carter Yancey, of Concord and her nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Also left to remember the good times singing old songs and sharing many laughs and long conversations is Ray “Junebug” Krautheim of Escondido, California and her “second son”, Timothy Walters, who she named “Preacher Man” (Mary Selena) of Kannapolis, NC. She dreamed of going home and could not wait to see Mama, Daddy and Weegie and I know her first words were, “LAWD A MERCY why did I wait so long”? A memorial and celebration of her life will be held Friday, January 29, 2021 at 1:00 at Leavitt Funeral Home 2036 Morven Road Wadesboro, NC. The family will greet friends following the service. All are welcome In Genia’s remembrance, donations may be made to Crosspointe Baptist Church 1175 Crosspointe Dr. Concord NC 28025 or a charity of one’s choice.

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Rebecca Guerrero Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM

To the family of Eugenia Watson. My name is Lee Ann, I work for the library in Concord NC. I would visit Mrs. Watson once a month and deliver her, her favorite books. She loved Ann B. Ross Miss Julia series. Eugenia was a really sweet lady and I am glad I had the chance to meet her and chat with her. I know the loss of a family member is tough.

Lee Ann Almond Jan 13 2021 12:00 AM

Genia was a friend and a sweet person, she will truly be missed! RIP

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