Tonya Lane Watson, 61, of Hot Springs passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Christus-St. Vincent Medical Center in Hot Springs.
She was born on November 11, 1958 in Independence, Missouri to the late James LaVaughan Watts and Colita Rae (Williams) Watts. She was a buyer for General Dynamics in Camden, and a member of First United Methodist Church in Hot Springs.
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, Lomery and Cora Watts, Alfred and Fern Williams; and two uncles, A.C. Wattts and Aldred Williams Jr.
Tonya is survived by her husband of 35 years, Donald Watson; two daughters, Ashley Watson and Alicia Watson; granddaughter, London Davis, all of Hot Springs; sister-in-law Carolyn and Paul Ellis; brother-in-law Pete and Mona Watson,all of Magnolia; three aunts, Neghagean Bohannon, Evalene Ferguson, and Linda Stevens; and an uncle, Roger Williams.
Visitation with the family will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, December 9, 2019 at Silver Hill United Methodist Church with funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Steve Cook officiating.
Burial will follow at Silver Hill Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., in Magnolia.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Silver Hill United Methodist Church and Cemetery, 2038 Silver Hill Loop, Mount Holly, Arkansas 71758.
Pallbearers will be Zachary Ellis, Trent Austin, Brandon Watson, Dalton Smith, Terry Watson and Chris Dews.