Gracie Tompkins Watson

November 21, 1949 - January 19, 2015
Gracie Tompkins Watson


Gracie Tompkins Watson, age 65 of Leland passed away Monday, January 19, 2015.

She was born in Bladen County on November 21, 1949 to John Frank Tompkins and Myrtle Williams Tompkins.

She is survived by her husband David Smith; three sons, Donnie Carl Watson (Jane), Dennis Wayne Watson (Laurie), and Michael Douglas Watson; three grandchildren, Ashley Watson, Courtney Settlemeyer, and Jacob Watson; and one sister Cindy Creech.

Remembered is her husband, Douglas McArthur Watson; daughter, Angie Hodges; and granddaughter, Morgan Hodges who preceded her in death.

The family will see friends 6-8 Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the Flynn Family Cemetery in Whiteville, NC.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • January 20, 2015
    Bobbie Tompkins Gilmore says:
    My Grandpa was James Tompkins.... My Dad was Lewis Tompkins Sorry for your loss...

  • January 21, 2015
    Kitty T. Odum says:
    Donnie, Dennis, Michael, I'm so very sorry to here of your mothers passing. May god be with you and comfort you. Your mother was always so good to me. She was like a second mother to me when she would come spend summers with me and Daddy would take her with us to the mountains on vacation. I will truly miss her as you will.

  • January 21, 2015
    Marc Tompkins says:
    Micheal, Donnie and Dennis I'm so sorry for your loss. I know the grace of god is with you all and your mother.

  • January 20, 2015
    Terry thompkins says:
    One more gone to be with god!. we see on the other side.

  • January 20, 2015
    Doris Malpass says:
    So sorry for your loss.