Born May 1, 1930, in Washington County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Cecil Leroy Grimes and Sarah Jane Herr Ambrose.
She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
She is survived by one daughter, Sherry Lee Sampsell of Hagerstown; four sons, James Nelson Watson Jr. and Steven Philip Watson, both of Hagerstown, Daniel Leroy Watson Sr. of Greencastle, Pa., and Robert Stewart Watson of Funkstown, Md.; one sister, Annabell Sword; one brother, Norman Grimes; seven grandchildren, Karen Michelle Hargertt, Daniel Leroy Watson Jr., Dustin Lee Watson, Kelly Lee Powers, Jillian Marie Fowler, Christopher Ryan Watson and Jonathan Michael Petty; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Thom C. Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.
Online condolences are accepted at www.minnichfh.com.