MADILL — Wilma Pauline Watson, 97, of Ardmore, Okla., passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Ardmore.  She was born on July 3, 1919, in McMillan, Okla., to the late Samuel Stout and Hattie Pickens Stout.  
Wilma was raised in McMillan and later moved to Oklahoma City. She lived in Bakersfield, Calif., and Dallas, Texas, before moving to Ardmore where she lived the rest of her life. She married Thomas William Watson and he preceded her in death in 1977. Wilma worked at the Madill Pants Factory for several years and she attended the Pickens Baptist Church.  
Wilma enjoyed working in the yard, playing dominoes, cooking, sewing, reading and taking care of the grandkids.              
She is survived by a son, Michael Watson, Ardmore, Okla.; daughter, Sharon Kaye Halferty, Newton, Iowa; eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 9 great-great-grandchildren,and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, one daughter, four sisters and two brothers.     
Visitation will be Monday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Okla.  Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Okla.
Condolences may be sent to