Funeral services for Mrs. Catherine Waters of Montezuma, GA will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Jehovah Baptist Church in Oglethorpe, GA with Rev. Hosie Waters officiating. Burial will follow at Champ Waters Cemetery.
Life began for Mrs. Catherine “Cat” Hankerson Waters on October 24, 1936 in Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia. She was one of ten children born to the late Deacon Sylvester B. Hankerson and the late Mrs. Ola Mae Fulks Hankerson. She acquired her education in the public school system of Macon County and was a graduate of Macon County Training School. She joined Jehovah Baptist Church at an early age under the leadership of Rev. J.B. Hillsman. She was joined in holy matrimony to the late Marion Waters, Sr. in 1955. They shared their lives together until his passing on September 21, 2002. To this union three children were born. She was employed at the Montezuma Healthcare Center for may dedicated years of service.
On Thursday morning, January 9, 2014 Mrs. Catherine H. Waters departed this earthly life at the Montezuma Healthcare Center surrounded by her beloved family.
She leaves to cherish her memories three devoted children: Dianne Waters, Riverdale, GA, Ricky J. Waters (Mary Nell) and Marion Waters, Jr. both of Montezuma, GA; three loving grandchildren: Crystal Waters Hathaway (Stanley), Snellville, GA, Monica Waters Cephus (Marcus) and Alexis M. Waters both of Montezuma, GA; two loving great grandchildren: Jada E. and Tori E. Hathaway both of Snellville, GA; three devoted sisters: Ola Mae Brown, Montezuma, GA, Annie Maude Hankerson and Amelia Hankerson both of Oglethorpe, GA; two devoted brothers: James (Peggy) Hankerson, Oglethorpe, GA and Thomas Hankerson, South Bay, FL; two sisters-in- law: Sarah Williams, Lily, GA and Elizabeth Waters, Desoto, GA; brother-in-law, Rev. Hosie (Mary Louise) Waters, Montezuma, GA; a host of nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and friends.