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Mary Alice Waters

September 3, 1929 — February 16, 2017

Mary Alice Waters

Mrs. Mary Alice "Mei" McCall Waters, 87, of Buena Vista, GA, died on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at Magnolia Manor of Marion County in Buena Vista, GA.

Graveside services will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at 3:00pm at Trinity Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Taylor County with Rev. Luke Forsyth officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be John Waters, Jr., Jeremy Foxworth, Ronald Grantham, Timothy Grantham, Dylan Johnson, Mike Johnson and Casey Thompkins. The family will receive friends at Watson-Tante Funeral Home on Saturday, February 18, 2017, from 6:00-8:00pm.

Mrs. Waters was born September 3, 1929, in Phenix City, AL, to Allen Sanders and Mary Ela Lee McCall.  She attended the Church of Latter Day Saints. Mrs. Waters enjoyed sewing, making cakes and pies and working in the yard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Robert Daniel Waters, a brother, Johnny “Buddy” McCall, a sister, Dalice Duncan, a granddaughter, Brandy Marie Foxworth and a great-aunt that was like a mother to her, Laura Lee.

She is survived by a son, John Robert Waters, Sr. and his wife Vicky of Buena Vista, GA;  a daughter, Barbara Marie Coe of Columbus GA;  five grandchildren, John Robert Waters, Jr., Ronald Keith Grantham, Lisa Faye McCormick, Timothy Paul Grantham and Jeremy Wayne Foxworth; 12 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; a special niece, Ellen Waters of Buena Vista; a sister-in-law, Bernice McCall of Buena Vista, GA, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Watson-Tante Funeral Home of Buena Vista, GA, is in charge of the arrangements. 

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Past Services


Saturday, February 18, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Way-Watson Funeral Home

Buena Vista, WI

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Graveside Service

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Trinity Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery

Mauk, GA

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