Waters, Vivian Estelle Hodges (LaFayette)

Monday, April 16, 2018

Vivian Estelle Hodges Waters, 90, of LaFayette, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 15, 2018. She was born in Atlanta to the late Robert R. and Beulah Youngblood Hodges and had resided in Texas for several years before moving back to the area. While residing in LaFayette, she enjoying working at K-Mart and Walmart for several years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of LaFayette. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and making crafts, stuffed animals and dolls. She was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and enjoyed spending time with her family most of all.  Vivian loved life itself and filled a room with joy. 

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Reverend John Calvin “J.C.” Waters, Jr. and their son, John Michael Waters.

She is survived by her daughter, Jan (Dave) Thompson, of LaFayette; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 3-6 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the chapel at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, with Doyle Waters officiating. A private burial service will take place in LaFayette Cemetery.

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – LaFayette Chapel. Online guestbook at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.


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