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Glenn Jerome Waters, Sr., 1943-2022



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Glenn Jerome Waters, Sr. passed away on August 5, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family.  He was 79.

Glenn was born in Yazoo City, MS on May 16, 1943, the son of the late Wyatt Smith Waters, Jr. and Ruth Earline Hood Waters.  He graduated from Benton High School in 1961 and continued his education at Holmes Jr. College in Goodman, MS.  After college he went to work at the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District.  He retired after 34 years of service.  Glenn loved his family and family get-togethers and liked to joke around.  He never met a stranger.  He enjoyed Sudoku, cross word puzzles, woodworking, he liked the outdoors, gardening and doing yard work.  He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church where he was always involved in whatever he could for the Lord. Over his lifetime he served on many committees, worked with youth, Sunday School director, active and faithful deacon, and always willing to help in any way he could.

He is survived by his wife Lillian Perrye Westbrook Waters of Vicksburg, MS, son Glenn Waters, Jr. of Vicksburg, MS, daughter Linda Gaye Edwards (James) of Vicksburg, MS, Paula Kaye Williams (Brian) of Brandon, MS, sisters Gwen Thomas (Billy) of Yazoo City, MS, Yvonne Davis (Richard) of Martinez, GA and Karen Simmons of Bentonia, MS, grandchildren Emily Mabry of Brandon, MS, Brooke Griffing of Vicksburg, MS, Tyler Williams, Taylor Williams and Trevor Williams all of Brandon, MS and Madison Waters of Vicksburg, MS, great-grandchildren  Aden Griffing, Tristan Griffing, Jase Griffing and Knox Griffing all of Vicksburg, MS, Wyatt Mabry, James Glenn Mabry and Emma Mabry of Brandon, MS.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, August 8, 2022, at Glenwood Funeral Home officiated by Rev. Ron Burch and Rev. Bill Wright.  Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the hour of the service.  Burial will follow in Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tyler Williams, Taylor Williams, Trevor Williams, Dane Davenport, Sam Mabry, Jimmy Baylot, Jeremy Simmons and Ryan Robinson.

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