Marion Watson

Published 1:13 pm Friday, February 4, 2022

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Marion Ella Toomer Watson, of Bogalusa, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, peacefully at her home. Marion was born on June 14, 1949, to the late James “Buck” Toomer and the late Wilda “Bobbie” Toomer in Bogalusa.

Marion’s greatest pleasure and honor in life was raising her daughter, Judy Seal Saraceno and watching her three grandchildren, Joseph, Zac and Aly. She was overjoyed to meet her first great-grandchild, Colton Lee, in August of 2020. Marion was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church for over 30 years. Her favorite past time was going to the casino with her brother, Jim.

Marion was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Watson; her parents, James “Buck” Toomer and Wilda “Bobbie” Toomer Grosche; and a brother, Marse Toomer.

Marion is survived by her daughter, Judy (Joey) Saraceno; her grandchildren, Joseph Saraceno, Zachary Saraceno and Alyson (Aaron) Williams, all of Bogalusa; a great-grandchild, Colton Lee Williams; and two brothers, Martin “Jim” (Linnie) Toomer of Poplarville, Miss., and Marvin (Linda) Toomer of Hopkinsville, Ky.

Visitation will be held Sunday, Feb. 6, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., with a memorial service being held at 6 p.m. in the Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services will be held at a later date.

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