Willie Ruth Brooks Watson, 84, of Candor, passed away Monday, February 11, 2019.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m., Feb. 16 at Holly Mount Baptist Church, Mt. Gilead. The Rev. Ben Hall will officiate.

Watson was born in Garner to the late Richard N. Brooks and the late Mamie Lee Faison Brooks.

She is survived by son, Alan Watson of Wendell; daughter, Linda Shepard of Candor; three sisters; four grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.