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Georgia Elizabeth Watson, age 90, of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021.

She was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on May29,1931, the daughter of Karl Kenneth and Clara Elizabeth McKay Schempp. She was united in marriage to Thomas Grant Watson on June 25,1949 in Kansas City, Missouri, and he preceded her in death on June 6,2007. Georgia was also preceded by her parents.

Surviving are two children Karl Thomas Watson and wife Kathy of Tucson, AZ and Barbara Jo Duane of St. Joseph, MO; one sister, Mary Francis Tonnies and husband, Verlin, of Knox City, MO; five grandchildren, Karl Anthony Watson, Krista (Francisco) Del Bosque, Joseph (Elizabeth) Watson, Philip Duane, and Matthew (Heather) Duane; twelve great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Georgia received her education in Knox City, MO. She and her husband lived in Kansas City, MO and moved to Tucson AZ in 1993. Georgia was a member of the Kansas City chapter of Executive Women International. She belonged to St. Marks Methodist Church. She loved to travel and explore new things, but her greatest joy were her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. A gracious lady with a big smile, and a loving heart.

Funeral services will be held at 11am Saturday, September 4,2021, in the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina MO. Officiating the services will be Reverend Graig Connell. Music will be provided by JoAnne Layman, Anita Miller and Lisa Blake. Casket bearers will be Dalton Duane, Drew Duane, Christian Del Bosque, Nicholas Del Bosque, Lincoln Duane, and Andrew Watson.

Visitation will be held Saturday September 4, 2021 from 10:00 am till time of services at 11 am in the Hudson Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO.

Memorials are suggested to Knox City United Methodist Church. Memorials may be left at or mailed to the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina MO 63537