Gloria Watson was born to Bennie Bolar Sapp and Martha Anne Sapp on April 16, 1939 in Zephyrhills, Florida and passed away at Shands Hospital April 11, 2021 after a lengthy illness. She was the youngest of nine children and survived by one brother Kenneth (Shirley) Sapp of Holder, Florida. She is preceded in death by parents, her husband, Martin Watson, two daughters, Cecilia Raynelle Watson and Martha Elizabeth (Chris) Yard. She is survived by her one son, Robert Michael Cooner and many nieces and nephews who she loved. She worked several varied jobs in her life to assist in the support of her family the last being as a case manager with Tri-County for Senior Citizens. She was a dedicated mother to her children and family. She was a member of the Church of Christ where she assembled with the Cherry Sink Church for several years before suffering declining health. One of her favorite pastimes in her latter years was to have long talks with her family and friends on the phone. She also enjoyed Nascar races and most activities where she could spend time with her family.
Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Trenton Cemetery in Trenton, FL with Mr. John Zellner officiating.