Hilda M. Watson
Hilda Mae Upton Watson, 86, of Gridley died Jan. 21, 2006, at Biggs-Gridley Memorial Hospital in Gridley.
Born in Pauls Valley, Okla., she was a Mid-Valley resident for 64 years.
She formerly worked at Libbys Cannery in Gridley. She was also an active foster mother in Butte County.
She was a member of Gridley Nazarene Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Alice Nuchols of Gridley; a son, Gabe Watson of Oroville; a sister, Juanita Bean of Modesto; a brother, Don Upton of Citrus Heights; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and numerous foster children and foster grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton O. Watson.
Services: Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Holycross Memorial Chapel in Yuba City. A funeral service is scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday at the Gridley-Biggs Cemetery gazebo, 2023 Highway 99, Gridley. Pastor Joe Proudfoot of Gridley Nazarene Church will officiate.