Elsie N. Watson, of the late Luther S,. and Norma B. Noel was born April 23, 1923 and died in Sikeston on Dec. 28, 2001, at the age of 78. Besides her parents, Mrs. Watson was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Eugene Watson. She was a resident of Portageville, Ark., and was a secretary at Portageville High School and was a member of the Presbyterian faith. Survivors include two daughters, Jeannie Gow of Dexter and Beverly Visalli, of Greenwood, Ark.; one brother, Buena Noel, of Rockford, Ill.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 31, at the Irby Funeral Home in Piggott, Ark. Funeral services will immediately follow the visitation at the Irby Chape. Interment will follow in the Mitchell Cemetery in Greenway, Ark. Irby Funeral Service in Piggott in charge of arrangements.