June 4, 1946 - August 14, 2017
Delois Lee Watson was born June 04, 1946 to her parents Sidney Lee & Margaret (Jones) Lee. Lois Lee, as she was called by her siblings and friends, attended Roberts Town Elementary in Bessemer, AL. She graduated high school from Brighton High School in Brighton, AL. Lois Lee went on to obtain an associates degree in business from A.G. Gaston Business College in Birmingham, AL. After this degree she was able to obtain a position at Mississippi Valley State University in the James Herbert White library. Where she later earned her bachelor of science in library sciences. While attending MVSU she converted to catholicism and was a devoted member to her parish in Greenwood, MS at St Francis of Assisi Catholic church. While working at MVSU she began working in Greenwood, MS at Care Inn Nursing & Rehabilitation as a certified nursing assistant (CNA). Lois was also a substitute teacher for the Leflore county school system working at the high school in Itta Bena, MS. Lois Lee loved children, people and developing her immense talents. Lois later developed a loving relationship with Samuel M. Netterville and moved into the town of Itta Bena, MS. Wanting a child she and Samuel were later blessed with the their daughter, Monique M. Watson. Lois Lee later joined Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA), Kappa Alpha Omega chapter of Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU). She had a love for travel and was a mathematical and history savant being able to still respite the Gettysburg address my memory when she was in her 40s. She was able to assist her daughter with math just by reading her book in high school. Later she developed a pottery making hobby. Lois Lee and Monique traveled constantly between Alabama, Ohio, Detroit and Canada. She was also known for her love of the blues. On August 14, 2017 at 0352 at the young age of 71 Delois Lee Watson took her final breaths and said good bye til she sees her love ones again in heaven. Delois was preceded in death by her parents Margaret & Sidney Lee, her sister, Mary (Lee) Billups Brown and her brother, Percy William Foster. To cherish her memory are her only child Monique M Watson of Memphis, Tennessee; her brother, Henry S Lee (Kathy) of McCalla, AL her sisters, Sophia Wills (Thomas), North Olmsted, OH, Mildred Henderson (Manuel), Inverness, AL, Emma Gene Carter, Reynoldsburg, OH, and a host of nieces and nephews . Lastly, she leaves her one and only granddaughter, Alexis M. Burnett, her best buddy of Memphis, TN. Delois will also be missed by her host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Delois Lee Watson was born June 04, 1946 to her parents Sidney Lee & Margaret (Jones) Lee. Lois Lee, as she was called by her siblings and friends, attended Roberts Town Elementary in Bessemer, AL. She graduated high school from Brighton... View Obituary & Service Information
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