MT. CARMEL, Tenn. - Shirley Ann Marsh Waters, 78, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, surrounded by her family at the Wexford House following an extended illness.
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Born in Kingsport on April 22, 1935, she was the daughter of the late William "Bill" and Edna Churchwell Marsh.
Shirley was a 1953 graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School. She was of the Baptist faith. Shirley was a Teacher's Aide for special needs children at Happy Time School in Burlington, N.C. for 25 years. She was also active with Special Olympics and Camp Green Leaves.
In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her former husband, Earl David Waters Sr.
She is survived by her sons, Earl David Waters Jr. of Mt. Carmel and Jeff D. Waters of Burlington, N.C.; daughter, Pam Waters Smith and husband Doug of Liberty, N.C.; grandson and the light of her life, Michael Smith; brother, Larry Marsh and wife Connie Egan Marsh of Kingsport; and extended members of the Waters and Marsh families.
The graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Liberty Hill Cemetery, with family members and friends serving as pallbearers.
Please visit www.hamlettdobson.com to leave an online condolence for the family.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport, is serving the family of Shirley Ann Marsh Waters.
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Jan. 29 to Jan. 30, 2014