Julia Leonard Watson
January 23, 1969 - April 28, 2023
Julia Denise “Julie” Leonard Watson age 54, of Ringgold, Georgia went home to be with The Lord Friday – April 28, 2023.
Julie was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and was a lifelong resident of the Northwest Georgia area. She was a graduate of Ringgold High School – Class of 1987 where she played basketball. She was a graduate of Berry College in Rome, Georgia, where she was counselor at Camp Win-Shape. She was a former employee of Chick-Fil-A for many years and a former teacher and coach at Ringgold High School. She was a current minister with The Fellowship of Christian Athletes and served the Chattanooga Chapter for the past sixteen years. She was a member of Abba’s House in Hixson, Tennessee and an active member of Rock Bridge in Ringgold, Georgia.
Julie had a contagious smile and the personality that brighten every room she walked into. She loved The Lord and loved loving people for The Lord. She had a gentle spirit, yet she was very firm in sharing The Love of Jesus to everyone. Julie was preceded in death by her father: James Leonard.
She is survived by her husband: Jonas Watson, son: Will Watson, mother: Elizabeth Leonard all of Ringgold, GA, sisters: Margaret Leonard, Kathy Leonard Johnson, Jessica Leonard Winfrey, childhood and lifelong friend Kelli Brandon-Jones, several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Abba’s House on Tuesday from 11:30 am until 2:00 pm prior to the service. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm with Dr. Ron Phillips and Pastor Frank Reynoso officiating. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens-South, Rossville, Georgia.

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Wilson Funeral Home – Ringgold Chapel
443 Boynton Drive
Ringgold, GA 30736
(706) 935-2331