Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Mandy Watson

Mandy Watson, 42, passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Thursday, December 27 at Nowell Massey Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 7 p.m. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, December 28, at First Apostolic Church with Rev. Glynn Barker officiating. Interment will follow in Welcome Chapel Cemetery.

Mandy was born August 25, 1976, to Lamar Kitchens and Gail Dempsey. She loved her church and was a faithful member of First Apostolic Church. Mandy began her 13-year career in the medical field as a surgical tech at Oktibbeha County Hospital. She later returned to Oktibbeha County Hospital as a Registered Nurse. Mandy enjoyed painting, working outside in her flowers, fishing, and beach vacations. She also loved her German shepherd dog, Molly.

Mandy is survived by her loving husband of 21 years Jay Watson and her daughter Brooke Watson of Louisville. She is also survived by her mother Gail Dempsey; her father Lamar Kitchens; two brothers Chad Kitchens and Brett Kitchens and wife Daphne; her grandmother Minnie Selma Dempsey; and her aunts and uncles. One of her greatest joys was being “Aunt Mandy” to her nieces and nephews: Channing Watson, Grant Kitchens, Bella Annaleese Kitchens, and Kinsley Rose Kitchens. Mandy was preceded in death by her brother Chris Kitchens; grandfather Raymond Lee Dempsey; her aunt Shirley Holmes Dempsey; and uncles Chester Dempsey and Gerald Ray Dempsey.

Serving as pallbearers are Chad Kitchens, Brett Kitchens, Jarrod Dempsey, Justin Dempsey, Raymond Dempsey, Jim Moorehead, Brandon Stovall, and Richard Watson. Bill Boykin will serve as an honorary pallbearer. Memorials in honor of Mandy may be given to Nowell Massey Funeral Home.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.