2010-08-18 / Obituaries

Joe G. Waters, 87, of Millen died August 9

Mr. Joe G. Waters, 87, of Millen died Monday, Aug. 9, 2010 at Bethany Nursing Center.

Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010 at Elam Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

Mr. Waters was born in Jenkins County. He was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II, a retired farmer and was the well known leader of his band, Joe Waters and the Mellotones. He was also member of the Elam Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Don (Barbara) Waters of Elizabeth City, NC; a daughter, Marty (Russell) Brantley of Waynesboro; brother, Dr. Raymond Waters of Camilla; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Crowe-Fields Funeral Home of Millen was in charge of arrangements.

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