GASTONIA - Ovenis Waters Warlick, 96, of Gastonia, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at Meadowood Nursing Center. Born May 23, 1917, in Rutherford County, she was a daughter of the late Robert Cohen Waters and Laura Turner Waters. She was a homemaker and a member of Casar Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Everette Cecil Warlick; and three sisters Monnie Stewart, Dess Stewart and Dean Maddox.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Dan and Lana Warlick and Larry and Cornelia Warlick; daughter, Janice Cortez; six brothers, Robert "Hoot" Waters, Elijah Waters, Dewitt Waters, Charles Waters, James Waters and Jesse Waters; two sisters, Clara Hefner and Sue Johnson; five grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Funeral service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Stamey Funeral Home Chapel
Officiated by: The Rev. Doug Pruett
Burial: Will follow at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery
Funeral home: Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston, is serving the family.
Memorials: May be made to Casar Baptist Church PO Box 369 Casar, NC 28020 or to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church 1150 Warlick Rd. Lawndale, NC 28090 or to Hospice of Gaston County PO Box 3984 Gastonia, NC 28054.
Guest register: www.stameyfuneralhome.com