Eleanor Schwingle Watson, 77, died Friday, May 09, 2014. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Mrs. Watson, a native of Norwich, New York, had been a resident of Greenville for the past six years. She was a graduate of Norwich High School and the Rochester Business Institute. She was the owner of a gift store in Baton Rouge, LA and owner of a shop specializing in Miniatures in Arkansas. Mrs. Watson enjoyed Genealogy and was a member of the D.A.R. For a number of years, she served as a Girl Scout leader, was a member of the Greenville Quilters Guild, and First Presbyterian Church of Washington. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, William F. Watson; daughters, Anita L. Watson, of Pleasantville, NY and Judith L. Watson-Boyce, of Baton Rouge, LA; son, James M. Watson, of Tokyo, Japan; three grandchildren; and a sister, Helen S. Garrett, of McLean, VA. Memorial contributions may be made to Breast Cancer Coalition of North Carolina, Attn: Jamie Konarski, Resource Directory Coordinator, P.O. Box 1188, Greenville, NC 27835. Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory, Greenville. Online condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from May 10 to May 11, 2014