Cleo Jones Waters, age 99, passed away Monday June 24, 2019 at Brown’s Health & Rehabilitation Center. The Bulloch County native was a salesperson and buyer for Woolworth, Mikovitz and Belk’s Department stores. She was a member of Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church and the Mina Franklin Circle. Cleo was an active member of the American Legion Post 90 Auxillary.
Cleo Waters was preceded in death by her husband, Eudie Waters and her parents, Clarence and Mae Bell Jones.
Surviving are her daughter, Gerry Hotchkiss (Foy) of Statesboro; two brothers, Frank Jones (Joan) of Statesboro and Robert Jones (Rita) of Greenville, SC; two grandchildren, Latrelle Carter (Kim) and Latrese Attaway of Statesboro; three great-grandchildren, Joseph Attaway, Owen Attaway and Keri Carter; four great, great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Cleo is also survived by her long time friend, Lillian Vaupel.
Funeral services will be held Thursday June 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Deal Funeral Directors with Elder Randy Waters officiating.
Burial will follow the service at Bulloch Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of the service at Deal Funeral Directors.
Pallbearers will be Austin Brack, Steve Hotchkiss, Jamie Hotchkiss, B.J. Durden, Evan Hotchkiss and Kim Carter.
Memorial contributions may be made in the honor of Cleo Waters to Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church, 4 South Zetterower Avenue, Statesboro, Ga 30458.
Deal Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.