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"Shorty" Waters

November 30, 1929 — April 16, 2015

"Shorty" Waters, 85, a resident of Benton, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015 at his residence. He enjoyed life, fishing, farming and Bluegrass music. He was of Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Yvonne Virginia Ratcliff Waters; parents, Jim and Roxie Harden Waters and five brothers, Herb, Cecil, Buck, Willie and A.L. Waters. Survivors include his seven children, Johnny Waters of Benton, Sheryl Disharoon of Cleveland, Dennis Waters and wife, Carolyn of Benton, Jacky Waters and wife, Derida of Benton, Connie Scoggins and husband, Brian of Cleveland, Pam Adams and husband, Ralph of Old Fort and Greg Waters and wife, Charlotte of Old Fort; grandchildren, Waco Sloan, Brandi and Brian Abrasley, Jason C. Waters, Stephanie and Scotty Lewallen, Tateka and Matthew Craig, Gary Waters, Wayne Ashley, Craig Waters and Kenny Adams; great-grandchildren, Tyson Chambers, Peyton Chambers, Lauren Waters, Briley Waters, Jaley Waters, Landon Craig and Jace Adams; brother, Bo Waters and wife, Betty and sister-in-law, Bessie Waters. The funeral will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2015 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Reverend Joe Hatcher officiating. The interment will follow in Benton Memorial Gardens with his grandsons serving as pallbearers. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015 at the funeral home. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Waters family guest book at
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Monday, April 20, 2015

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Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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