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1923 Lewis 2016

Lewis Melvin Waters

July 12, 1923 — July 27, 2016

Graveside services for Lewis “Jack” Melvin Waters, 93, will be held at 10am Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Terry County Memorial Cemetery with Dr. Matt Baird officiating.

Lewis was born in Terry County to C.W. and Florence Waters on July 12, 1923. He graduated from Brownfield High School and then served in the Army Air Corps where he attained the rank of sergeant. Lewis attended Texas Tech University. He met his wife, Wanda Sue Willson at Calvary Baptist Church in Lubbock and they were married August 9, 1949 in Lubbock. He was a Deacon of First Baptist Church. He also served on the board of directors of the Terry County Farm Bureau, Terry County Coop Gin and South Plains Underground Water Conservation District. Lewis enjoyed watching his grandkids play football, basketball, volleyball, and tennis.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Sue Waters, parents, C.W. and Florence Waters, daughter, Rebecca Smith, and grandson, Brian Smith.

Lewis is survived by his son, Glenn Waters and wife, Teresa, of Brownfield; grandchildren, Amber Wood and husband, Naaman, of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Bradley Waters and wife, Megan, of Rockwall, Kayla Waters of Dallas, Keeston Waters of Rockwall and five great grandchildren, Kayleigh Waters, Kinli Lindsey, Chandler, Dylan, and Austin Houser.
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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Terry County Memorial Cemetery

1761 CR 430, Brownfield, TX 79316

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