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Ella Jeanette Watson

She was born in Wilkesboro, NC. She was accomplished in the area of Education. She later died on 7-22-1998.
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Ella Watson was a retired Buffalo school teacher, guidance counselor and administrator. She was born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. She graduated from Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina and later received her Masters from Buffalo State College. She and her husband Gillis moved to Buffalo in 1959 upon his discharge from the Army.

Throughout her career she was an advocate for young people and encouraged them to pursue higher education. She often volunteered as a counselor for community and service organizations.

Mrs. Watson was 65 years of age at the time of her death on July 22, 1998. She is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery.