GASTONIA - Wanda Darty Waterson, 59, passed away Dec. 5, 2012, at her home.
She was born July 27, 1953, in Lincoln County, daughter of Lester Lee Darty and the late Earlene Willis Darty.
Wanda was a member of Bethlehem Church, Gastonia. She was a dedicated teacher for over 32 years in many Gaston County Schools.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Bethlehem Church, Gastonia, officiated by Pastor Dickie Spargo.
The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia.
Interment is private.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Lanny Waterson; son, Alex Waterson; daughter, Dana Peeler; grandchildren, Austin and Addison Peeler.
In addition to her mother she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Clayton and Vernie Willis, Annie Darty.
Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054 or Animal League of Gaston County, 972 E. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.
A guest registry is available at greenefuneral.com.