Oval “Dunnick” Watson, of Frontenac died at 7:45 A.M. Saturday, August 27 , 2011 at Via Christi Hospital at Pittsburg, Kansas.



Mrs. Watson was born at West Mineral, Kansas the daughter of Clarence and Hazel West Kennedy. Oval was a homemaker who worked for McCune Mutual Telephone later Craw-Kan Telephone Cooperative as a operator, Brodrick’s Garment Army Ammunition Plant in Parsons where she retired.

Oval “Dunnick” Watson, of Frontenac died at 7:45 A.M. Saturday, August 27 , 2011 at Via Christi Hospital at Pittsburg, Kansas.

Mrs. Watson was born at West Mineral, Kansas the daughter of Clarence and Hazel West Kennedy. Oval was a homemaker who worked for McCune Mutual Telephone later Craw-Kan Telephone Cooperative as a operator, Brodrick’s Garment Army Ammunition Plant in Parsons where she retired. She was raised in West Mineral and graduated from West Mineral High School. Oval enjoyed family, shopping, cooking, nad dancing. She married Frank C. Dunnick on September 14, 1940 at Ft. Scott, Kansas. Mr. Dunnick preceded her in death December 23, 1985. She later married John T. Watson November 8, 1986 and he preceded her in death February 22, 2005. Oval was a member of the 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.

Funeral services will be at 10 A.M. Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at the First United Methodist Church 415 N. Pine Street in Pittsburg, Kansas with Rev. Jim Akins and Kathleen Owsley officiating. Burial will be at the McCune Cemetery at McCune, Kansas. Friends may call 11 A.M. to 6 P.M. Tuesday at the Bedene Funeral Home in Arma. The family suggests memorials to the First United Methodist Church in Pittsburg. Donations may be sent to or left at the Bedene Funeral Home, 517 E. Washington, Box 621, Arma, Kansas 66712.