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Margaret McWATERS


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Margaret McWATERS Obituary
McWATERS, Margaret Bernice Knight Margaret Bernice Knight McWaters, 90, of Saint Simons Island, Georgia, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at Marsh's Edge Retirement Community on Saint Simons Island. Margaret was born June 6, 1927, in Birmingham, Alabama, the daughter of the late Dewey Hobson Knight and the late Addie Bernice Knight. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in home economics from Alabama College at Montevallo. Margaret was a loving wife to her late husband of forty-four years. As a loving mother and grandmother she made it her priority to show special care for her grandchildren. She considered teaching Christian Bible Study a great joy and often did so as a devoted member of Christian Renewal Church of St. Simons. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, Dewey Hobson Knight and Addie Bernice Knight; her devoted husband, Alvin Billy McWaters; and a sister, Joyce Nielsen. Left to cherish her memories are her son, Michael J. McWaters and her daughter, Patricia McWaters; four grandchildren, Ryan (Shannon) McWaters, Max McWaters, John (Alison) Dragstedt, and Dean (Victoria) Dragstedt; three great grandchildren, Sutton, Miles, and Charlie. Margaret loved to spend time with her family and friends. Her generosity made her willing to always help others. She was a spirited, determined lady with a feisty nature. Margaret will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. There are many fond memories to cherish for years to come. A Memorial Service to honor her life will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at Christian Renewal Church of Saint Simons with Pastor Mike Murray officiating. Margaret's life was truly one well lived. The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks for memorial contributions made in Margaret's memory to Christian Renewal Church of Saint Simons Island, 6530 Frederica RD, St. Simons Island, GA 31522. Arrangements are entrusted into the care of Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home www.edomillerandsons.com.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Dec. 20, 2017
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