Mrs. Mildred Edgerton Waters, age 97, of Rutherfordton, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018.
She was a native of Rutherford County and the daughter of the late Harris Edgerton and the late Estelle Weeks Edgerton. She was a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church. Mildred was one of ten children and was the mascot for the 1st graduating class of the old Mount Vernon High School. She was a loving mother and grandmother, loved to be outdoors to garden and loved to cook. She was preceded in death by her husband Melvin A. Waters.
She is survived by: One Son: Harry Waters of Rutherfordton. One Daughter: Nancy Pelletier of Missoula, Montana. One Sister: Ethel Metcalf of Rutherfordton. One Brother: Hoyle Edgerton Sr. of Rutherfordton. Two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The graveside service was held at Mount Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev Dr. Scott Courtney and Rev Don Hollifield officiated. Interment was held at Mount Vernon Baptist Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital; PO Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of the arrangements.