Dorothy Jane Watson


Dorothy Jane Watson, 88, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022.

She was born on July 22, 1934, to the late Ira and Ollie Cloar. Dorothy was a gifted cook and loved cooking meals for her family. She also enjoyed sewing and gardening. Above all, she loved her family and spending time with them.

In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Buford Lee Watson; grandson, Justin Presley; and siblings, James Cloar, Mary Osborne, Hazel Mikel and Ona Lee Stampe.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children, Phillip Watson, Connie Presley (Jerry), Paula Watson, Daphne Dunn (Wallace) and Jennifer Callahan (Troy); stepson, Jeff Watson; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren covering five generations.

A private graveside service will take place at Cookson Creek Cemetery.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Dorothy or your condolences with her family at her online memorial at

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.



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