FRONTENAC — Oval (Dunnick) Watson of Frontenac died at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Via Christi Hospital at Pittsburg.
Mrs. Watson was born at West Mineral to Clarence and Hazel West Kennedy. She was raised in West Mineral and graduated from West Mineral High School.
She was a homemaker and also worked for McCune Mutual Telephone, later Craw-Kan Telephone Cooperative, as an operator. She also worked at Brodrick’s and the Kansas Army Ammunition Plant in Parsons, where she retired.
She married Frank C. Dunnick on Sept. 14, 1940, at Fort Scott. He preceded her in death on Dec. 23, 1985.
She married John T. Watson on Nov. 8, 1986. He preceded her in death on Feb. 22, 2005.
Oval enjoyed family, shopping, cooking and dancing.
Oval was a member of First United Methodist Church at Pittsburg.
Survivors include two sons, Frank D. Dunnnick of Girard and Larry J. Dunnick and his wife, Diana, of McCune; a granddaughter, Caitlin Dunnick of McCune; and a nephew and several nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; three sisters, Erma Dunnick, Charlotte Benso and Una Buckle; and an infant brother.
The service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, 415 N. Pine Street, Pittsburg, with the Rev. Jim Akins and Kathleen Owsley officiating. Burial will be at McCune Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at Bedene Funeral Home in Arma.
Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church in Pittsburg and can be sent to or left at the funeral home, 517 E. Washington, Box 621, Arma, 66712.