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Carolyn Watson Obituary



Carolyn Dade Alexander Watson died on December 29, 2004, at the age of 85. Mrs. Watson was born in Montezuma, Georgia and is the daughter of the late William Winton Alexander and Charity Date Partee Alexander. A lifelong resident of Atlanta, she and her late husband, Wayne Milton Watson, founded The Wayne Watson Company, a sporting goods representative firm. She remained the treasurer of the business until the time of its sale in the 1990s. Always civic-minded, Carolyn was a past president of The Atlanta Music Club, a past president of the Auxiliary of the Henrietta Egleston Hospital for Children, and always active at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. She was a consistent supporter of The Westminster Schools and very active in the development program of Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina. Mrs. Watson's love of flower arranging, as well as raising dogs and horses was well known. During retirement she joined with her husband and daughter Bryna Alwyn Watson to create Honeytree Farm, a leading Morgan Horse showing and breeding operation. Honeytree's multi-titled World Champion Stallion Born To Boogie was exceptionally dear to her heart. Carolyn is survived by her daughter Bryna Alwyn Watson of Rye Brook, New York. Graveside services were held on Monday, January 3, 2005, at Arlington Memorial Park with Rev. Don Harp officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1925 Century Blvd. NE, Suite 10, Atlanta, GA 30345 (404) 728-1181.

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