The Curry Coastal Pilot

Cheynah Dawn Watson, 19, of Harbor, was brutally murdered March 31, 2012, in Fairfield, Calif.

Cheynah was born April 12, 1992, in Prescott, Ariz., to Don Watson and Sonya Azzato.

Cheynah is loved and will be missed by many. She will never be forgotten.

She is survived by her mother Sonya Azzato of Brookings; father Don Ace Watson and his partner Susan Heggstrom of Harbor; brother Dylan Watson of Lincoln City; sister Amberly Watson of Las Vegas; grandparents Carolyn Aliphat and "Papa" Mike Ashton of Lincoln City, "Grandpa" Tim Watson of Hawaii, step-"Grandma" Pam Watson of Fairfield, Calif.; Diane Azzato of Goshen.

A memorial celebration to honor this beautiful soul, (Live, Faith, Blessed) will be at 3.33 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Chetco Grange Hall, 97895 Shopping Center Avenue, in Harbor.

Remembrances may be made to the Cheynah Dawn Watson fund at any U.S. Bank branch. The fund will enable Cheynah's family to purchase a memorial placard, and to attend the murder trial in California.

Submitted by the family.