Sylvia Lee Waters, 94, of Hendersonville, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Sunnybrook Assisted Living.
She was born June 28, 1918 in Miami, Fl to the late Thomas and Lula Loflin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William O. Waters., in 1991 and by two brothers, John and Thomas Loflin. Mrs. Waters grew up in Hendersonville and graduated from Hendersonville High School in 1936. She was a long time member of First Baptist Church and a faithful member of the Hope Sunday School class which she loved. She worked for J.P. Stevens and later as a nurseís aide. She was active in various organizations through the years including the Tuxedo Store PTA, Order of the Eastern Star, and Pilot Club.
Mrs. Waters is survived by two daughters, Pamela Westfall and husband Steve of Anderson, SC., Sylvia Dobbins and husband Jim of Pfafftown; grandchildren, David Westfall and wife Mimi of Lantana Beach, Fl., Beth Westfall of Alpharetta, GA., Jeff Westfall and wife Missy of Columbia, SC., Christi Hall and husband Dale of Pfafftown, and William Crocker and wife Lynae of Charlotte; great-grandchildren, Emma and Lily Pate, Jasper and Mira Westfall, Jackson Clark, Noah Hall, and Kate Crocker; a beloved sister, Lula Briggs of Hendersonville; and several nieces and nephews.
She was a dedicated Christian and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Sylviaís caring spirit extended to all around her. She lived her life as an example for us all and will forever remain the ìheart of the familyî.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Shuler Funeral Home with Revs. Wally Shamburger and Steve Briggs officiating. The family will receive friends from one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to First Baptist Church of Hendersonville, 312 Fifth Avenue West, Hendersonville, North Carolina 28739