Auburn University

Gloria Jo "GoGo" Watson

January 4, 2020

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     Gloria Jo “GoGo” Watson, 71, a long-time resident of West Point, Ga., died January 4th, 2020, surrounded by loved ones. 

     GoGo was born to Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Ellis Watson on September 21st, 1948, and grew up in Luverne, Ala. She is survived by her son and her daughter-in-law, Watson and Raven Nichols; grandchildren, Sailor and Jack Nichols; sisters, Jane Lamb and Sylvia Kicklighter; and her closest friend, Harriet Tyler. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Joe Watson. 

     GoGo was a member of West Point First United Methodist Church. She was the general manager of Riverside Country Club in Lanett, Ala., for more than 25 years. She was an ardent fan of Auburn Tigers football. 

     A memorial service will be held on Monday evening, January 6th, 2020 at 7:00 PM (EST) at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM (EST) until the service hour at the funeral home.  Following the service friends are invited to gather at 8:00 PM (EST) at American SmokeHouse in West Point, Ga. to continue the celebration of GoGo’s life.  Auburn Football game day attire is requested. 

     In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to Meals on Wheels America or your local Meals on Wheels organization.

     Please visit our website at to leave a condolence for the family, to share a memory of GoGo, or to light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.

     Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.

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January 6, 2020

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley
3700 20th AVE
Valley, AL 36854

Memorial Service
January 6, 2020

7:00 PM
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley
3700 20th Avenue
Valley, AL 36854

Celebration of Life
January 6, 2020

8:00 PM
American SmokeHouse
719 3rd Ave
West Point, GA 31833

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