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Rita Ann (Lewis) Watson

April 26, 1948 ~ June 30, 2021 (age 73)


Rita Ann Watson, of Broken Bow, passed from this life June 30, 2021 in Tyler, TX.  Rita was born in Talihina on April 26, 1948 to Randall and Emaline (Ebahotubbi) Lewis.

Rita was born in Talihina but was raised in McCurtain County.  She enjoyed working puzzle books, walking around and shopping, going to singings and most of all her grandkids.  They were the light of her world.

Rita married Randall Watson in December 14, 1975, in Broken Bow.

Rita was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Marvin Lewis; sisters, Athaline Lewis and Rhonda Lewis; son, Lucian Watson; and granddaughter, Mahali Watson.

Rita is survived by her husband, Randall, of the home; children, Gary Watson, of the home, Shawn Watson, of the home, Dana Watson, of Broken Bow, Winema Watson, of Broken Bow, and Sarah Kowena (Joseph) of Shawnee; brothers, Virgil Lewis, of Clarksville, AR, Nathan Lewis (Evelyn), of Broken Bow, Ronald Lewis, of Broken Bow, Matt Lewis, of OKC, and Daniel Lewis, of OKC; sisters, Doris Jones (Ken), of OKC, Thelma Smith, of OKC, and Regina Flanagin, of Broken Bow; grandchildren, Emaline Watson, Jeremiah Watson, Aniya Kowena, Alayna Kowena, and Lucian Kowena; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

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Celebration of Life
July 6, 2021

2:00 PM
Brumley Funeral Home
500 N. Park Dr.
Broken Bow, OK 74728

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