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Coelestine A. “Toots” Watson

Coelestine A. “Toots” Watson, 84, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, at 7:04 a.m., at Miller’s Merry Manor East, Wabash.  

Ms. Watson was an assistant manager at L&K.

She was born on April 6, 1937, in Huntington, to Reba Keiser Whaley.

Survivors include 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, and Chad Collins, of Huntington; and eight great-grandchildren

She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Tom Collins.

Calling will take place on Saturday, Feb. 5, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., with a funeral service to immediately follow, at Deal-Rice Funeral Homes, Huntington Chapel. Rev. Matt Snodderly will officiate.  

Burial will follow in South Whitley Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice, in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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