Elvira Watson

Elvira Kay (Niblack) Watson, 79, of Kingsville, Texas, formerly of Winfield, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Memorial services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Hope Cemetery Shelter. Cremation has been effected.

Arrangements are being made through the Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home and Crematory of Arkansas City. Online condolences can be made at www.rindt-erdman.com.

Elvira was born Oct. 20, 1939, in Marland, Okla., to Isaac and Bertha (Waggoner) Niblack. She was reared and educated in Mulvane, graduating from high school there in 1957. She attended college to obtain an accounting degree. Later, she attended Cerro Coso Community College for computer training. She married Robert Dwayne Watson on May 11, 1963, in Mulvane. The couple made their home in various locations where Robert was stationed while serving in the military. They were divorced in 1992. Elvira worked as a seamstress, retiring from Butler Parachute. She was a member of the Baptist Church and was active in Girl Scouts of America and helped with Vacation Bible School.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Christopher Madarasz.

Survivors include her daughters, Mona Watson, of Claremore, Okla., Lorra and husband, Michael Waldrop, of Kingsville, Texas, Juanita and husband, Dan Caudell, of Neosho, Mo., Bertha and husband, James Madarasz, of Fallen, Nev.; sister, Delores Niblack, of El Dorado; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; ex-husband, Robert D. Watson, of Muskogee, Okla.; and numerous cousins.