Betty Louise Goodwin-Watson, affectionately known as "Peewee," was born July 22, 1958 to the late Wilmer Johnson and the late Annie Lee Elmore-Goodwin. She was born and raised in Holly Hill, South Carolina. She departed this life on March 28, at Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital of Summerville, SC surrounded by her loving family.
Betty Louise attended the public schools of Holly Hill, SC.
Betty Louise joined Greater Unity AME Church at an early age, where she attended regularly until her health began to decline.
She worked faithfully alongside her husband with his company, "Watson's Lawn Care Services." She worked at AYP in Orangeburg, SC as an assembly worker, and she worked in agriculture.
Betty Louise served as a Civil Rights Chairperson over the Advertising and Publicity department of the NAACP. She also assisted the NAACP with litter pickup in the community. Her 8 1/2 years of service were greatly appreciated and she will truly be missed.
Betty Louise "Peewee," hobbies were: shopping, playing cards, play candy crush on her phone, helping people throughout the community, cooking for family/friends, and going to the flea market every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. She was also a very passionate gardener--She Loved Her Flowers!
She met and married the love of her life, John Dell Watson, in holy matrimony on April 27, 2005. To this union six children were born.
Betty Louise was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Ruby Mae Farris; three brothers, Nathaniel Goodwin, Jr., wade "Bobby" Goodwin, and Albert Johnson; two sons, Johnell Lamont Goodwin and Antonio Maurice Goodwin.
Betty Louise is survived by her devoted husband, John Dell Watson of the home; one daughter, Shelia Davis of Holly Hill, SC; three sons, Devante (Tabitha) Watson of Portsmouth, Virginia, Travis Watson and Johntraveon Watson, both of Holly Hill, SC; three sisters, Daisy Lee Sheldon of Queens, NY, Laura Lee Farris of Nichols, SC, and Lottie Mae Robinson of Holly Hill, SC; two brothers, Leroy (Jackie) Elmore of Durham, NC, and James Johnson of Loris, SC; three aunts, Sarah Summers, Mary Lee Goodwin, both of Holly Hill, SC, and Neesy Mae Goodwin of King Street, SC; eleven grandchildren, four great grandchildren; six sister-in-laws, Eartha Lee Watson of Atlanta, GA, Sally Ann Collier of Cross, SC, Brazillian (Carson) Martin, Nita Johnson, and Florence Watson, all of Holly Hill, SC and Erica Adams-Goodwin of Mount Airy, NC; seven brother-in-laws, Curtis Watson of Whitesville, NC, Raymond Watson of Summerville, SC, Mannie Lee (Augustin) Watson of Cross, SC, Willie Watson, Jr. of Broad Wy-Rd of Chadbourn, NC, Roger Ravenell of Cross, SC Chapelle Capers, Sr. and Zachary Pooser, both of Holly Hill, SC; one special friend, Reatha Johnson and one special family friend, Monae Glover; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
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