Coelestine A. “Toots” Watson, age 84, of Huntington, passed away Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 7:04 am at Millers Merry Manor East, Wabash. She was an assistant manager at L&K. Toots was an excellent cook and enjoyed feeding family and friends. She enjoyed spending time with family and was a devoted grandma and great-grandma.
Toots was born April 6, 1937, in Huntington, to Reba Keiser Whaley. She is survived by a daughter Tina (Larry) Fishbaugh of Huntington, three step-daughters Vicki Brown, Cathy Norton, and Jaquelyn Stelly all of Tennessee, three grandchildren Trent Collins of Ashley, Melissa (Scott) Turner of Lafontaine, Chad Collins of Huntington, and eight great-grandchildren Brock, Kalob, Cylie, Carly, Cole, Ethan, Carson, Conner. She was preceded in death by an aunt Dorie Fahl and son-in-law Tom Collins.
Visitation will be held Saturday, February 5 from 9:30 to 11:30 am preceding the 11:30 am funeral service at Deal-Rice Funeral Homes- Huntington Chapel. Pastor Matt Snodderly will officiate. Burial will follow in South Whitley Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to a charity of the donor’s choice c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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