FOREST CITY-Elizabeth "Lib" Millwood Waters, 87, of Tuxedo Court, Forest City, died on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Rutherford Regional Medical Center.
A native of Rutherford County, she was born on Aug. 7, 1925, a daughter of the late Grady Lee Millwood Sr. and Reba Rinehart Millwood. She was a 1942 graduate of Tri High School; she was also a CNA and retired from Fair Haven Home in Bostic. She was of the Methodist faith.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Grady Lee Millwood Jr.; and one daughter, Janice Marie Waters.
She is survived by three sons, Jimmy Waters and wife Regina of Smithfield, Va., Douglas Waters of Forest City, and Donnie Waters and wife Bonnie of Forest City; three daughters, Elaine Hamrick of Ellenboro, Brenda Davis and husband Leslie of Shiloh, and Linda Luckadoo and husband Danny of Cliffside; her grandchildren, Ferrell Hamrick, Brandon Waters, Kathy Ross, Michelle Clement, Marcia Waters, Angela Harwanko, and Amy Murray; her great-grandchildren, Trent Waters, Tripp and Tucker Hamrick, Evensen Ross, Billy Mac Clement, Shrena Suttles, Audri Murray and Benjamin Harwanko; and her great-great-grandchild, Serienta Suttles.
The family wishes to extend special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff of Rutherford Regional Medical Center and Hospice of Rutherford County for the excellent care that they gave to Lib and her family over the past several days.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Friday at the A.C. McKinney Memorial Chapel
Burial: Caroleen-Avondale-Henrietta Cemetery, following the service
Funeral Home: McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, N.C. 28043
An online guest register is available at www.mckinneylandrethcarroll.com