Shirley N. Watson, 81, of Dumas passed away May 8, 2020 in Star City.

She was born on August 11, 1938 in Dumas to the late Edgar Andrew Haynes, Sr. and Clara Bell Evelyn Bryant Haynes.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Garland Watson; three brothers, Andrew Haynes, Jerry Haynes and Clay Haynes; and four sisters, Alberta Haynes, Evelyn Blevins, Pearlie Mae Hardin and Bonnie Haynes Hill.

Mrs. Watson was a 1957 graduate of Dumas High School, class of 1957 and worked in the health care field.

Survivors are three sons, Garland Watson, Jr. of Dumas, George E. Watson and wife Deana of Dumas, and Shane P. Watson and wife Kathryn of Pine Bluff; a brother, Roger Haynes (Kathy) of Benton; six grandchildren, Luke, Lane (Hailey), Dueal (Catie), Katie, Jordan (Patrick) and Megan and two great grandsons, Hayden and Ryan and one great granddaughter, Embree.

Memorials may be made to New Heart Ministries of Arkansas, 119 Waggoner Street, Lonoke, Arkansas 72024.

Due to health concerns a private graveside service will be held.