Mrs. Bobbie (Doris J) Waters, age 95, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Monday, June 29, 2020, at her home.
Bobbie was born in Charleston, West Virginia on February 28, 1925, and was the youngest daughter of the late Finley O. Pettit and Gladys Mae Hagerman. She was preceded in death by her husband; Major (Ret., USA) Robert Lee Waters; to whom she married in August of 1944.
Bobbie is survived by three sons, Dr. Robert Waters Jr. Lt. Col (Ret., USA) and wife Lisa Perrin Waters of Peachtree City, Georgia, CWO (Ret., USA) David Waters and wife Teresa Waters of Annandale, Virginia, and Jeffery Waters and wife Kandy Waters of Murray, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Ashley Jill Waters of Louisville, Kentucky, Paul Waters of Chicago, Illinois, Matthew Waters of Peachtree City, Georgia, Jonas Waters of Annandale, Virginia, and Heather DiPasquale of Elkton, Kentucky; also surviving are eight great-grandchildren.
Bobbie retired as Secretary of Nursing at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital after a 22-year career. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church since 1945. She was actively working in the church until just the last few years including coordinator of Caring Friends and was a full-time office volunteer. For her work, she was recognized as FUMC Woman of the Year in 2009. She was a member and past president of the Murray Women's Club. Bobbie was also a member of the Rosie the Riveter Organization based upon her work in World War II.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the Murray City Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Rudy and Rev. Jim Stahler officiating. There will be no public visitation held.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 503 Maple Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.
Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com