FARMINGTON – Alys Luce Watson, 95, of Farmington, passed away on Jan. 23, at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Dixmont, on April 4, 1913, the daughter of Warren B. and Frances M. (Coxford) Luce of Industry. She attended grade school in West Mills and Guilford, as well as high schools in Guilford, Farmington and graduated from Williams High School in Oakland, Class of 1930.

She married Everett A. Watson in Farmington on April 19, 1931. They celebrated 46 years together, until he passed away in 1976. She was employed at various jobs throughout her lifetime, but her favorite was the 19 years she spent working at Alden Camps in Oakland.

She enjoyed knitting and crocheting mittens and baby afghans to give away, reading, many crafts, attending Elder Hostels, sewing for her family, gardening both flowers and vegetables and playing family card games while camping in Lexington with her family.

She also was active in various fraternal and social organizations. She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, a past matron and past district deputy grand matron, past noble grand of Acme Rebekah Lodge, a member of the Farmington Kitchen Band, a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, DAR and West Farmington Literary Club.

She is survived by her two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Elaine) Burton of Oakland and Mr. and Mrs. Lester (Gail) Smith of Lexington; a sister, Mrs. Richard (Dorothy) Fronk of Farmington; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend and caregiver, Jackie Boulette.

Besides her husband, Everett; she was predeceased by two much loved grandchildren, Matthew and Maureen Burton.

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