Ashlee Lorraine Watson, 23, of Mendota passed away peacefully in her home on June 11, 2019, surrounded by her loving family after a long, courageous battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota with the Rev. Les Funderberg officiating. Burial will be at Lutheran Cemetery, Mendota.
Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Ashlee was born Sept. 5, 1995, in Spring Valley to James and Jennifer (Cotten) Watson.
Ashlee was a 2015 graduate of Mendota High School. She worked at McDonald’s in Mendota and Mendota Mutual Insurance Co. She cherished her time with her nephew Parker James, he was her world. She loved her cat Bubba and her two dogs, Sweetness and Dee.
She is survived by her parents of Mendota; her oldest brother, Matthew James Watson of Mendota; her paternal grandparents, James and Ann Watson of Arlington; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Charles Watson in 2015; her maternal grandparents, Robert and Lorraine Cotten; her aunt, Samantha Sprowls; and uncle, Stanley Shan.
Memorials may be directed to the family.