COMMERCE - Carolyn Merita Waters, 72, died Saturday, October 19, 2013, at her residence.
She was born in Royston, the daughter of the late, Claude and Effie Baker Brookshire. Mrs. Waters was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Billy Joe Waters, Commerce; daughters, Michelle Pethel, Dacula, Jean Owensby, Commerce, Sherry Healan (Greg), Bogart, Teresa Gaines (Darrell), Commerce, and Crystal Fletcher (Jon), Jefferson; son, Josh Kesler (Robin), Commerce; sisters, Faye Roberts, Jefferson, and Edna Lance, Pendergrass; ten grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 22, at 2 p.m., from the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Norris officiating. Interment will be at Jackson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. prior to the service.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.