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 John Nipper “Nip” Waters

John Nipper “Nip” Waters

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Death 8 Mar 2007 (aged 87)
Burial Arabi, Crisp County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 21598762 · View Source
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Funeral services for John N. 'Nip' Waters of Arabi will be held at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2007 at Arabi Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Arabi Cemetery. Mr. Waters, 87, died at Phoebe-Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany Thursday, March 8, 2007. He was born Saturday, February 14, 1920 in Turner County and was the son of the late James Benjamin and Willie Odessa Nipper Waters. Mr. Waters was the former mayor and Post Master (RET) of Arabi and was a member of Arabi Baptist Church where he served on the Board of Deacons. He was an Army veteran of World War II and had served in the European Theater. He was the recipient of the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. Mr. Waters is survived by his wife of 62 years, Edna Mae Bailey Waters of Arabi; seven children and their spouses, Marcus and Loida Waters of Cordele, Kathryn and Tracy Walls of Arabi, Cheris and Alan Gardner of Cordele, Lucille and Jim Sewell of Hazlehurst, J.C. Waters of Vienna, Juanita Waters of Arabi, and Bradley Waters of Gainesville; a sister, Helen W. Wishum of Americus; ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Gwen Evans; five sisters, Emily Cortez Watson, Edna Earl Brannen, Evelyn West, Flossie Mae Dameron and Winnifred James; and a brother, Jessie W. Waters.


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S Sgt U.S. Army
World War II Veteran

PURPLE HEART MEDAL!


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  • Originally Created by: Jack Johnson
  • Added: 17 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21598762
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Nipper “Nip” Waters (14 Feb 1920–8 Mar 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21598762, citing Arabi-Antioch Cemetery, Arabi, Crisp County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .