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Johnny "Dennis" Watson

February 14, 1958 — February 8, 2024

Maryville

Johnny “Dennis” Watson, age 65 of Maryville, passed away Thursday, February 08, 2024 at the family home.  Dennis was retired as the owner of Watson Drywall after serving the area for over 20 years.  He was a very active member of East Maryville Baptist Church for many years serving as a teacher in the young married couples Sunday School class and as a deacon.  Dennis loved being a part of his sons’ sports activities coaching in the basketball REC leagues and the church basketball games.   He majored in Art in college and was a very talented artist. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother who will be deeply missed by his family and friends.  Preceded in death by his father, John Watson. Survivors include his wife and best friend of 42 years, Sharen Watson; sons and daughter-in-law, Adam Watson, Taylor and Mackenzie Watson, and Joseph Watson, all of Maryville; grandchildren, Walker Rose Watson and Denver Mae Watson; mother, Imogene Watson of Powell, TN; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dale and Lori Watson of Kingston, TN, and Doug and Karen Watson of Powell, TN; sister and brother-in-law, Dee Dee and John Manier of Cookville, TN;  The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 15, 2023 from 12:30 until 1:30 PM with a celebration of Dennis’s life to follow at 1:30 PM in the Smith West Chapel with Rev. Keith Johnson officiating.  The interment will follow at East Maryville Baptist Church Cemetery.  Condolences may be shared through Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com 

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

East Maryville Baptist Church Cemetery

1150 Brown School Rd, Maryville, TN 37804

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