Betty Waters

WATERS, Betty Evans.

Graveside services for Betty Evans Waters, 91, of Hanceville, AL, were held Friday, April 21, 2017, at Hopewell Cemetery, Cullman, AL.

She went to be with the Lord after a lengthy illness on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

Betty was born of immigrant parents on Sept. 30, 1925, in Mingo Junction, OH. She was a graduate of the Ohio Valley School of Nursing in Steubenville, OH.

A veteran, she served as an Air Force flight nurse during and following the Korean War. Mrs. Waters spent 20 years as a nursing supervisor at the Hanceville Nursing Home.

She was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Hanceville and taught Sunday school there for several years.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Robert “Bob” Waters; one daughter, Crystal (Dwayne) Hood; three grandchildren, Rob, John and Kate Hood of Cullman; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Elizabeth Evans; brothers Andy, John and Pete; and sisters, Anna Vengrin and Mary Evans.