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Jerry Waters
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Jerry Waters, 68, of Dawsonville, died May 10, 2015.

Born Jan. 23, 1947 to the late Vearl and Flara Waters, he was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.

Jerry retired as a driver for Allied Trucking after 29 years of service and he also owned and operated a poultry and cattle farm.

He enjoyed salmon fishing, travel and RV camping.

He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, his children, Raymond Jerry "Ray" Waters Jr. and Andrea Waters-Graham; and brothers, James Waters and Johnny Waters, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Button Waters of Dawsonville; son and daughter-in-law, David and Heather Waters of Dawsonville; stepson and daughter-in-law, Michael and Joy Cooper of Austell; brother and sisters-in-law, Roger and LaDonna Waters, Jo Waters, all of Dawsonville; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. May 13 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Jason Hamby, Leonard W. Ridings and Stephen Davis officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville is in charge of the arrangements.