James Waters

Friday, January 6, 2017

BERTRAND, Mo. -- James Edward Waters, 79, died Jan. 5, 2017, at his home near Bertrand.

Born May 4, 1937, in Mississippi, to the late Jess and Alice Sarah Northern Waters, he had lived in the Bertrand area a number of years and had been employed in farming.

On Sept. 13, 1960, he marred Rachel Annette Reynolds, who survives of the home.

Also surviving are: one son, Larry J. Waters of Leachville, Ark.; one daughter, Lora Annette Waters of Bertrand; one brother, Robert Waters of Campbell; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Billy Ray Waters; one brother and eight sisters.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.

Private burial will follow at Armer Cemetery at a later date.

Online condolences may be shared at www.mcmiklefuneralhome.com