Mrs. Reta Durrence Watson, age 84, of Vidalia, died Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at the Community Hospice House after a brief illness. She was a native of Tattnall, a 1954 graduate of Reidsville High School, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Vidalia and the Winsome Sunday School Class. She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul R. Watson; parents, David Lester Durrence, Sr. and Pearl Tootle Durrence; and siblings, Segal Durrence, Edra Durrence Burns, Briden Durrence, Swinton Durrence, Rex Durrence, DL Durrence, Bobby Durrence, and Kenneth Durrence.
Survivors include two children, Beth W. Davis and husband Steve of Vidalia, and Brian Watson of Alpharetta; three grandchildren, Kristin Davis and Anna Davis of Atlanta, and Chloe Watson of Kennesaw; one sister, Sue Durrence Hommel of Savannah; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be Monday, June 7th, at 2:00 p.m. in chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Reverend Don Moye officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens.
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