OBITUARY: Donna Johnson Watson


Donna Johnson Watson passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at age 63.

Donna was born in Lebanon TN to Sammie Dillon Johnson and William Johnson.

She worked as an Executive Assistant at First Freedom Bank for 16 years. She enjoyed her kids, the beach and Disney. Her grandkids were her life. She attended Cumberland Presbyterian.

Donna is survived by her husband Claude Watson Jr.; daughters: Paige Watson (Taylor) Sparks and Courtney Watson (Brian) Estep; grandchildren: Molly Estep, Ally Estep, and Watson Sparks; siblings: Danny (Kathy) Johnson and Lisa (Tony) Atchison; and nieces: Shelby Merryman, Rachel Deffendall, and Sarah Frye.

She is preceded in death by parents Sammie and William “Brownie” Johnson.

The Celebration of Life, conducted by Corky Cross, is 4 p.m. Sunday, September 3, 2023 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN. The family will be accepting friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 p.m. until the service at 4 p.m.

Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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