Linda Lou Watson age 73 of Grayson, Kentucky passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Thursday evening September 21st, 2023, at King’s Daughter’s Medical Center in Boyd County, KY. She was born on March 13, 1950, in Franklin County, Ohio, a daughter of Franklin and Ina Ball Watson. She was preceded in death by both parents, two sisters, Betty Jean Watson and Sharon Kay Watson, her daughter and two granddaughters Jennifer Marie Ison, Shannah Marie Ison and Marissa Lauren Ison, one grandson, Lucas Gray Tolliver, along with her two former husbands, James Lee Hall, and Michael Wayne Tackett both of Grayson, KY.
Linda was a beloved sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, and friend. Her pride and joy were her family. She cared very deeply for all of them along with her friends. She enjoyed watching her soap operas and westerns with her daughter, Vickie every day, along with looking forward to her phone calls from her daughter, Jaime. She also enjoyed her great-grandchildren visiting her, she was their “Watson”.
In addition to her two daughter’s Vickie Tolliver (Roy Tolliver) of Grayson, KY and Jaime Hall (special friend, Dennis Bettinger) of Hilliard, OH, she is survived by her siblings, Harold Watson (Dorothy Watson) and Donna Holley of all of Hilliard, OH, four grandchildren, Megan Porter (Gavin Porter), Coty Tolliver (Misty Tolliver), and Todd Tolliver (Evelyn McDowell) all of Grayson, KY, and Miranda Eplin of Columbus, OH, six great grand-children, Jayden Day, Trinity McDowell, Leigha McDowell, Elijah Porter, Logan Tolliver, and Kendell Tolliver, all of Grayson, KY, and her beloved pet and companion, Bella, along with a host of family and friends who will greatly mourn her passing.
Her visitation will be held Wednesday September 27th at Jerry Spears Funeral Home in Hilliard, OH from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm with funeral services to follow at 1:00 pm. Burial will immediately follow the service at Alton Darby Cemetery in Hilliard, OH. Jack Harrison Hall will be officiating.
Serving as pallbearers will be Coty Tolliver, Todd Tolliver, Jay Watson, Mike Russell, Jimmy Wolford, and Jerimiah Eplin. Honorary pallbearers are Gavin Porter, Jayden Day, Bobby Johnson, and Dennis Bettinger.