Emerson F. Waters, died August 13, 1950 in Gilmer County, Ellijay, GA. Mr. Waters, a native of Murray County, GA was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James B. Waters. At the age of 17 he came to Gilmer County, Ellijay, GA to attend the local school, then called the Ellijay Seminary. The first wife of Mr. Waters was the late Mrs. Vesta Allen Waters, daughter of Judge and Mrs. J.C. Allen. Following her death he married Miss Sallie Greer, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Levi Greer. Since young manhood Mr. Waters has been a member of the Ellijay Baptist Church. Among his survivors are his wife, Sallie Greer Waters; daughters, Miss Miriam Waters, Mrs. Laura McGinty, Mrs. Thyrza Quinn and Mrs. Sarah Manning; sons, James F. and Chas. E. Waters. The funeral services were held at the Ellijay Baptist Church on August 15, 1950 with the Rev. H. P. Bell, pastor, and the Rev. J. H. Knight of Mableton, the former pastor here, assisting. Interment was in the family plot in Ellijay Cemetery. Logan Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Submitted by Suzanne Forte.

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