Patsy Carolyn Watson, 61, of Orange, was born April 21, 1951. She passed away at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont on Monday, Dec. 31. Funeral service will be at 2:00p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at Little Cypress Baptist Church. Officiating will be the Rev. David Turner. Burial will follow at Parish Cemetery in Little Cypress. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. at Little Cypress Baptist Church.

Patsy was the daughter of G.E. Watson and Carmen Delores (McDonald) Watson. She grew up and worked in the community of Little Cypress her entire life. Patsy was a teacher at LCM school district for 34 years. She began her career in junior high where she taught math and coached basketball.

Patsy then made the move to high school where she taught algebra and geometry. She also made time to tutor students who needed extra help in math. Patsy taught evening classes at Lamar in Orange for 10 years. She loved teaching and would have continued had her health not cut her career short. Her biggest love in life was the beach and she loved nothing better than sitting on the deck of her beach house, sipping a cool drink, and soaking up the rays. Patsy was well known for her wry sense of humor, her kind heart, and her generous nature.

She was preceded in death by her father, G.E. Watson; and survived by her mother, Carmen Delores Watson; sister, Cheryl Lynn Watson; and her beloved dog, Molly.