Posted: Tue 8:38 AM, Apr 02, 2013
Funeral Home: Memorial Funeral Chapel
January 18, 1952 – March 29, 2013
Cheryl Rae Watson, 61, passed away Friday March 29 at St. Joseph Regional Health Center.
Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday April 3 at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. Interment will follow at Rest-Ever Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Cheryl was born January 18, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan the daughter of Raymond and Eugenia (Posthuma) Nyeholt. Cheryl was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. After moving to Bryan, Cheryl began working in Uniform sales at Keyser's Hobby where she met her future husband and the father of their five children, Paul. Cheryl had only five children, however, she was a Mom to many more. She had an absolute love and passion for her grandchildren. While raising her family she volunteered her time, tirelessly, in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, C.A.S.A., and everything associated with her children's academics and athletics. Mom's infectious laughter and presence will be missed but never forgotten.
Cheryl is preceded in death by her husband, Paul D. Watson; father, Raymond Nyeholt and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harvey D. and Opal Watson.
She is survived by her sons, Joshua Watson of Bryan, Michael Watson of Ft. Worth, Steven Watson of College Station; daughters and sons-in-law, Emily and Kevin Berrigan of Magnolia, Carrie and Jason Allen of Bryan; mother, Eugenia Nyeholt of Dublin, GA; sisters and brothers-in-law, Phyllis and Rick Cassee of Reston, VA., Barbara Courser of Round Rock, Tammi and Harry Whittaker of Mountville, PA.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bill and Paula Nyeholt of Ortonville, MI., Craig and Beverly Nyeholt of Almont, MI., Raymond and Margaret Nyeholt of The Woodlands; four granddaughters, Madelene, Katelene, Avery and Elliotte.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Cheryl, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123 or, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, P.O. Box 78960, Phoenix, AZ. 85062.