Barbara Watson

Barbara Ellen Watson, 71, of Auburn, WV, died September 20, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.

She was born April 26, 1946 in Wyoming County, WV the daughter of the late Luther D. and Mae Osbourne Brown.

Barbara retired from Ritchie County Schools as a cook with 30 years of service. She was a member of Auburn United Methodist Church and enjoyed her grandchildren, great grandchildren and cooking.

She is survived by a son, David Wayne Watson of Hazelgreen; daughters, Barbara Enette McGill of Martinsburg, WV and Rebecca Kay Frashure of Auburn; siblings, Kenneth Burl Bailey of MD, Linda Batton of OH, Patrilla Murry of OH, Roberta Khul and Everett Lee Bailey both of WV, and half brothers, James Dale Brown, Bob Brown, Danny Dale Brown all of WV and Dean Brown of OH; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Woofter Watson and sister, Jackie Cantley.

Funeral services will be held at 1 P.M., Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville with Pastor Dwight Goff officiating. Burial will follow in the Auburn Methodist Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 4-8 P.M.

In lieu of flowers donations are preferred to WV Caring Advanced Illness Care, PO Box 760, Arthurdale, WV 26520. Online condolences may be sent to the family at