FRANKLINTON - Funeral services for Mr. Bernard Watson, 50, who died Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at Manasseh Baptist Church, with Rev. Yarborough officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Surviving: daughters, Monique Watson, Shekia Watson and Brittney Murray, all of Newport News, Va., and Crystal Lee of Williamsburg, Va.; mother, Lady Astor Person-Watson of Franklinton; sister, Blanche Watson of Alexandria, Va.; brothers, Motton Watson Jr. of Raleigh, Henry Bell Watson of Ocean Springs, Miss., and Jamie Frederic Watson of Smithfield; and three grandchildren.

Open visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg.