Opal (Goode) Watson

March 25, 1933 ~ November 30, 2022 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Opal Watson Obituary

Opal Watson, 89, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at TJ Health/ Columbia

She was born March 25, 1933, in Adair County, to the late Clarence and Nannie Hardin Goode.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas M. “Buck” Watson, her daughter, Linda Sue Watson Judd, a great-granddaughter, Jude Honeywood Powell and two brothers, L.J. Goode and Richard Marshall Goode.

Opal was a long-time member of Tabernacle Christian Church and later a member of Shiloh Christian Church. She was a Sunday School Teacher for years, a former merchant, Real Estate Broker and retired from the Adair County Health Department as a Clinical Assistant.  She loved gardening, sewing, handwork, solving puzzles and cooking family dinners.

Survivors include:

Her son and daughter-in-law – Jerry and Adelia Watson of Cane Valley

Four grandchildren – Michelle Powell (Brent), Joseph Watson (Stephanie), Alison Coffey (Matt), Russ Judd (Karen)

Nine great-grandchildren – Luc Powell, Griff Powell, Audrey Watson, Graham Watson, Bailey Coffey, Luke Coffey, Carson Jud, Carli Judd and Kate Judd

A son-in-law – Barry Judd (Debbie) of Richmond

Several other relatives and friends

Funeral service – Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Terry Shelley and Bro. Randy Young officiating

Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery

Visitation after 4:00 P.M. Friday

Casket Bearers:  Russ Judd, Joe Watson, Brent Powell, Matt Coffey, Roger Watson, Mike Goode, Mike Watson

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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December 2, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

Funeral Service
December 3, 2022

10:00 AM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728


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