Obituaries - Oct. 20/21, 2007

Wallace Gilbert McWaters, Sr.

Mr. Wallace Gilbert McWaters, Sr., age 72, of Locust Grove, passed away Friday, Oct. 19, 2007 at the Sacred Journey Hospice. He was born in Henry County, to the late Elbert John and Maude Gertrude Chumbley McWaters. He was a member of Philippi Baptist Church; was in the National Guard for six years, and was a retired cabinet maker.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Charlene McWaters; son, Gilbert McWaters; daughter, Arlene McEver, all of Locust Grove; grandchildren, Michael Jason and Tiffany McWaters, of South Carolina, Kelly Ann McWaters, of Griffin, and Carmen Marie McEver, of Locust Grove; siblings, Elizabeth and Edward Thomas, of Locust Grove, Wilbur McWaters, of Gwinnett County, and Virginia Rape, of Griffin; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m., from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Pastor David Riley and Pastor Michael Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow at Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park. Friends may visit the family Saturday evening from 6-8 p.m., at the funeral home. Please make contributions to Sacred Journey Hospice, 138 Peach Drive, McDonough, Ga., 30253, in memory of Mr. McWaters. Haisten Funeral Home, 1745 Zack Hinton Parkway South, McDonough, Ga., 30253, (770) 914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.