Kenneth Aren Waters

Born: Thu., Mar. 23, 1939
Died: Thu., Mar. 7, 2013

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Kenneth Aren Waters, age 73, of Greensboro, GA, died on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his loved ones. Born in Medulla, FL, on March 23, 1939 he was the son of the late Aren Bryant Waters and Cassie Kathryn Farnell Waters. Mr. Waters attended Mulberry High School in Florida. He worked for the American Baptist Association and pastored many small churches in Florida and Georgia. He served his country in the United States Army. On June 26, 1959, he married the former Yvonne Butler in Mulberry, Florida, where they made their home. They moved to Greensboro fourteen years ago from Ocilla, GA. He enjoyed outdoor activities such as fishing and also enjoyed woodworking. His favorite thing to do and what he enjoyed most was visitation for the church. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Greensboro.

He is survived by his wife of nearly fifty-four years, Yvonne Butler Waters of Greensboro, GA; two daughters, Sherry Waters Patrick and husband Felix "Sam" of Greensboro, GA and Lisa Waters Chancey and husband Jeremy of Lithia, FL; three sons, Aren Waters and wife Vicky of Lexington, GA, Daniel and Joshua Waters both of Greensboro, GA; seven grandchildren, Christine Patrick Lockard and husband Sam, Felix Patrick, Jessie Waters, Haley Waters, Kendall Patrick, Cassie Waters, and Austin Chancey; a great grandchild, Kaelon Lockard; two sisters, Barbara Jean Richarz of Lithia, FL and Susie Allums of Mulberry, FL; two brothers, Bobby Waters of Mulberry, FL and Dennis Waters of Lakeland, FL. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Becky Neib and Annette Lee; a brother, Leslie Waters, and two grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 203 S. Main Street, Greensboro, GA with Rev. Rick Hermann and Rev. Wayne Hunter officiating. Interment will follow in the Penfield Cemetery, 1211 Cemetery Road, Penfield, GA 30669. Serving as pallbearers are Clinton Day, Josh Ellis, Daniel Steele, Chris Lantz, Eric Higdon, and Steve Strozier with honorary pallbearers Tim Simons and John Christian. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. prior to the service at the First Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers the family requests that any memorials be made to This Child Christian Foundation, P. O. Box 208, Union Point, GA 30669 in honor of his grandson, Felix Patrick. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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William Poole
   Posted Fri March 08, 2013
Sherrie and Sam, my sincere condolences in the death of your loved one.

Glen & Norma Mott
   Posted Sat March 09, 2013
Yvonne and families Please know that although we aren't able to be there with you at this most difficult time, our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have certainly enjoyed the times we've been with you in the past, although we would have liked for it to have been more. Distance, health and work got in the way! Love you all Glen & Norma

Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Sat March 09, 2013
Each of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincere sympathy.

Donald Walker
   Posted Sat March 09, 2013
Our loving thoughts and prayers are with you all. Kenneth you will be missed so much. May your memories bring you all comfort. Thinking of you all, Donald & Joyce Walker & Family

Becky and Jeff Cronic
   Posted Sat March 09, 2013
Sherry, Sam, Felix and Kendal - Our prayers are with you all at this time. He will be greatly missed, but what a joy to know he is waiting for the rest of us in Heaven. Please call if there is anything that we can do for you guys. Love ya, Jeff, Becky, Ali and Mason Cronic

Robert & Annette Dowdy
   Posted Sat March 09, 2013
You have our deepest sympathy in your loss.

Jessica Boivin
   Posted Sun March 10, 2013
Sherry and Family so sorry to hear about your Father, He was such a great man of God that always had a smile on his face. Praying for your family. Love yall

Zary and Crystal Shealy
   Posted Sun March 10, 2013
Sending our love and prayers to your family. May our Lord be your comfort and strength at this time of sorrow. God Bless you all.

Rosalyn Thomas Dixon
   Posted Mon March 11, 2013
Sherry and Family, So sorry about your Father, but he is no longer suffering and is in better place. My prayers are with you and your Family. Rosalyn Thomas Dixon PO Box 273 Greensboro, Ga. 30642

Rev. James Bowen
   Posted Mon March 11, 2013
Sherry, so sorry to hear of your loss.Praying for you and family!