Vicki Leigh Watson

Vicki Leigh Watson
Vicki Leigh Watson

Vicki Leigh Watson, 72, of Tucumcari, NM passed away on March 31, 2021.

Graveside services will be at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, April 8, 2021, at the Washburn Cemetery with Drew Travis officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.

Vicki was born in Dalhart, TX on February 15, 1949, to Leigh and Arther Allen.

Vicki was the director of the Small Business Development Center at Mesalands Community College.

She was married to Oran Watson for 48 years.

She was dedicated to her work and clients, her gardens, her pets, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, Arther Gene Allen, and her mother, Leigh Pool Allen

Survivors include her husband, Oran; her three children, Chelle Cooper and her husband James, of Odessa, Texas, Casey Morrow and his wife Jeannie, of Angel Fire, New Mexico, and Kent Watson and his wife Angie, of Lubbock, Texas; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; Jasper; and one brother, Burt Allen and wife Kathy, of Amarillo, TX.

22 Replies to “Vicki Leigh Watson”

  1. Vicki was always a joy during SBDC meetings and will definitely be missed by her colleagues. To her family I extend my thoughts and prayers that you find peace and love in the memories you cherish.

  2. To the Vicki Watson family,
    We are saddened to hear of the loss of our dear colleague Vicki. I am blessed to have known her during the latter years of her life. Almost every time she asked a question it made me stop and ponder. We had some great conversations about life. I am thankful for the great memories I have of Vicki. Blessings on each of you, as you find and have comfort in celebrating Vicki’s life!!

  3. My deepest condolences to Vicki’s family in the passing of your beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. Praying that our beloved Father will envelop each of you with peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  4. My dear friend I miss you and will miss you forever. You were my best friend and I loved you dearly. Sing and fly with the angels. Prayers for your family and promise to help support and take care of Oran.

  5. You are loved will be dearly missed Vickie, you have been called to a higher purpose. So long for now…

  6. Vicki and I worked together at the SBDC for many years – I will miss her dry wit, and my Talbot’s buddy. I am so sorry for your loss.

  7. Mr. Watson and Family,

    Vicki was a very special person who always made everyone feel welcome. She will be missed dearly. Wishing you all peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  8. Vicki will be missed by our NMSBDC Family ! I was blessed to have worked with and known Vicki for so many years! Many blessings go out to her husband, children and family. May God comfort you at this time. You all will be in my prayers.
    Julianna Barbee SBDC Director at NNMC

  9. Vicki made a meaningful impact in the lives of hundreds of small business owners in New Mexico. She will greatly be missed by all of her colleagues and clients.

  10. Mr Watson so sorry to hear of your wife’s passing my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family may God comfort you and give you peace and o e day you will be with her again in heaven.

  11. My prayers and condolences, to find peace and comfort in the coming days, for the loss of your loved one.

  12. Mr Watson sorry to hear about your wife Vicki I’m always here if you need to talk it’s not never easy to lose any Love one and doesn’t get easier either but we know with out a doubt she and other loved and one’s are going to greet us when we get to those peril Gates Love always Hot Wheels aka Allen

  13. So sorry for your loss Oran. You and your family are in our prayers. We pray for your peace and your comfort during this time of loss.

  14. So sorry for your loss! She was beautiful, funny and kind. I met her at our son’s football game. She came from work dressed in heels and a suit. We were on a school ground with no seats and I asked if she wanted to sit with me on my blanket. Little did we know what good friends our sons would become. We will all miss her. We send you our love and prayers.

    1. What a dear sweet lady Vicki was. I pray for peace and comfort for you during this difficult time.

  15. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you Oran and your family. I hope God’s blessings give you comfort.

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