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One man dead, one wounded in shooting August 22, 2014

Mr. Mike Watson, 49, of Conley, passed away Oct. 27, 2012. Mike was born in Germany to the late Charles Ross and Coredia Ann Haynes Watson, Jr. He operated Watson and Son Lawn Care since 1994 and enjoyed working with plants and flowers. He was an avid collector of Hot Wheels cars, enjoyed building model cars and was a Dale Earnhardt, Sr. fan. Mike was also the neighborhood watch.

Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Barbara Watson, of Conley; children, Stephen (Jessica) Gavel, of Fayetteville, Chris, Amanda and Jamey Watson, all of Conley; grandchildren, Camron Watson and Steve Gavel; sisters, Christy Watson (Donnie) Taylor, of Covington, Abby Watson (Joe) McClure, of Canton; several nieces and nephews and extended family. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Nov. 2, at 2 p.m., from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Rev. Eddie Brawner will officiate. Interment will follow at Berea Cemetery. Friends may visit the family Thursday from 6–8 p.m. at the funeral home. Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough, 770-914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.