Sylvania, GA – Helen Kate Waters, age 77, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, GA. She was born in Screven County, GA to the late Earl T. Waters & Marie Friese Waters Bassett and was a homemaker and caregiver. She was a member of McDonald Baptist Church which she loved attending, loved going to the Senior Citizens Center and spending time with her family, whom she adored. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her Sister: Dorothy W. Pierce; Half-Sister: Carolyn Sheley; Nephew: Don Waters.
Survivors: Sister: Hilda Quick of The Villages, FL; Nieces: Julia W. Sharpe of Sylvania, Traci Newton of The Villages, FL and Jennifer S. Pierce of Richmond Hill, GA; Nephew: Danny Newton of The Villages, FL; 3 Great-Nieces; 2 Great-Nephews.
Visitation: Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM at McDonald Baptist Church.
Funeral Services: Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 3:00 PM at McDonald Baptist Church with Dr. John Parker and Rev. Bill Kent officiating. Burial following in McDonald Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Charles Royal, Jonah Rackley, Kemball Rackley, Charles Rooks, Lloyd Herrington and Mike Putnam. Honorary Pallbearers: Congregation of McDonald Baptist Church and Staff and Members of Senior Citizens Center of Sylvania.
Remembrances: McDonald Baptist Church, c/o Kay Strickland, 311 Avondale Drive, Sylvania, GA 30467.
Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. www.thompsonstricklandwaters.com
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