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Frances Avent Waters

Obituary Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Frances Avent Waters, age 93, of Homer, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.

Mrs. Waters was born on February 9, 1923, in Middlesboro, Kentucky, to the late Joseph and Helen Martin Avent. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Neal Waters and two granddaughters, Dana Hollingsworth and Lisa A. Mills. Mrs. Waters was a retired bookkeeper. She was also a substitute teacher at Banks County High School. Frances was a member of First Baptist Church of Cornelia.

Survivors include her daughters, Linda J. Mills, Sarasota, FL and Patsy S. Waters, Homer, GA; son, D. Michael Waters, Rogersville, MO; sister, Ruth E. Tucker, Commerce, GA; brothers, Joseph H. Avent, Martin, GA and Major Julian G. Avent, Talbott, TN; two grandchildren, Walter G. Mills III and Michael Waters, Jr.; two great-grandchildren, Jeffrey Hollingsworth and Christina Richardson; and one great-great-grandchild, Ethan Walter Hollingsworth.

A time to remember Mrs. Waters with her family will be held from 2-4 pm on Monday, February 13, 2017, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, Georgia.

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Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home & Crematory, South Chapel, 1370 Industrial Boulevard, Baldwin, Georgia.

Funeral Date
02/06/2017 at 11:31AM
Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel
(706) 778-7123
1370 Industrial Blvd, Baldwin 30535