Obituaries

Joseph Monroe Waters

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JOSEPH MONROE WATERS of Mabelvale, a retiree from the Federal Reserve Bank, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 30, 2014. He was born Dec. 28, 1936 near Redfield to the late William Marion and Esther Waters. He was a member of Crystal Hill Baptist Church in Little Rock. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Hazel Becton and Betty Billingsley; brothers, Jimmy Waters, Billy Waters and Johnny Waters. He is survived by his wife, Marene Mitchell Waters; son, Daniel Waters (Stormy) of Asheboro, N.C.; and step-daughters, Shannon Harvey of Little Rock and Cindy Duncan of Bauxite; five grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren; brothers, Charles Waters of Little Rock, Albert Waters (Joyce) of Chipley, Fla.; sisters, Jean Stillians (Jim) of Little Rock and Alma Perrine of Bryant. After serving in the US Army, Joe enjoyed playing music and singing. He performed with many different groups and had a nursing home ministry during the last years of his life. Visitation will be 6-8, Monday, June 2 at Crystal Hill Baptist Church. Funeral service is 2 p.m., Tuesday at the church, with Bro. Daniel Waters and Bro. Larry Ballard officiating. Burial will be at Orion Cemetery, Hensley. www.arkansasfuneralcare.com.

Published June 1, 2014