Gracie L. Thomas Watt was born April 22, 1924 to the late Robert Lacy Thomas and Lizzie Williams Thomas. She departed this life on December 6, 2020 at McKendree Village. They raised her in a loving home in Adams, TN. Gracie accepted Christ at an early age. She was baptized in the Red River and joined Bell Chapel Baptist Church in Robertson County, TN. Gracie attended Adams Jr. High school. She continued on at Bransford High in Springfield, TN. After high school she attended a business school in Chattanooga, TN. Gracie then moved to Washington, D.C. She later married Floyd Watt and they lived in Cleveland, OH. There she was employed by the Cleveland Metropolitan School District until she retired. She was a member of St. James A.M.E. Church. She was a lifetime member in the Women’s Missionary Society of the A.M.E. Gracie leaves to cherish her memories son, Lloyd Watt of Cleveland, OH; brother, William H. Thomas, Sr. of Nashville, TN: nephew, William H. Thomas, Jr. (Billy); great niece, Chrystal (Wayne) Vandevort; great nephew, William H. Thomas III (B.J.); great niece, Melissa Thomas; Great grand-nieces, Chanel Thomas, Camille Thomas, Ashley Thomas, Victoria Vandevort; and great grand-nephew Robert L. Thomas. Gracie was preceded in death by her daughter, Deborah Watt; sister, Bertha R. Thomas Finney; and brothers, Jimmie L. Thomas, Wallace R. Thomas, Alexander Thomas, and Charles R. Thomas. The family wishes to give special thanks to Ms. Marjorie S. Washington, Jerome and Helena James, Gail Clemons, Carlton Winfrey, Karla Winfrey, and Great niece, Chrystal Thomas Vandevort.
Words of Encouragement Friday, December 11, 2020 at JC Hellum Funeral Chapel 2:00pm. Minister Byron Harvey officiant.
Interment Rest Hill Cemetery.
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Arrangements entrusted to JC Hellum Funeral Home, Inc., 107 Stokes St., Lebanon TN 37087 (615) 444-4558
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