Winston Harl Watson
He was the son of Sam E. and Tissie B. Watson of Monroe County, Tennessee.
F2 Watson was aboard the U.S.S. Indianapolis when it was sunk by two torpedoes fired by the I-58, a Japanese submarine.
Fireman 2nd Class Watson is missing in action and is memorialized at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial ABMC Manila, Manila City, Philippines and at Haven Hill Memorial Park, Madisonville, Tennessee.
Wife: Mrs. Edna Dailey Watson, Rt 2, Madisonville, TN
Winston H. Watson, born Dec. 13, 1919, departed this life July 30, 1945. He professed faith in Christ at an early age and joined the Notchey Creek Baptist Church. He always loved his church, and Sunday School. He was a Christian, honest, kind and true.
He was married to Miss Edna Dailey of Madisonville on Oct. 10, 1941, who, with one daughter, Martha Annetta, survives him. Also surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam E. Watson, five sisters, Mrs. Elsie Haun, Mrs. Robert Atkins, Mrs. Barney Watkins and Mrs. Eugene Caughron, all of Madisonville, and Mrs. Clyde T. Atkins of Tellico Plains, two brothers, Edwin and Leon Watson, of Madisonville.
He was a good husband, a true father, a real son and brother.
With memory lingering sweet and true, may we by the help of God live so as to live again with you in the land where there will be no sorrow nor goodbyes, and where we will sing God’s praises forever.
We thank God, who made it possible that we can live in a land where we will never part again.
-A sister, Mrs. Clyde T. Atkins