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Lois Wease Waters

LAWNDALE — Mrs. Lois Wease Waters, 82, of 214 Southards St., died Thursday, March 28, 2002, at Hospice at Wendover. A native of Cleveland County, she was born Aug. 8, 1919. She was retired from Cleveland Mills. She was a member of Lawndale Missionary Methodist Church where she was active in the music ministry and served as church treasurer for 34 years. She was a graduate of Piedmont High School. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ezra Gold King Wease and Myrtle Ledwell Wease; a husband, the Rev. John L. Waters; three brothers, Ben, Howard and Edward Wease; and a sister, Shirley Brown. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Jack Sr. and Phyllis Waters of Lawndale; two daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Ernest Wright of Davidson and Frieda and Randy Allen of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ezra and Maggie Wease and Tommy and Mattie Sue Wease, all of Lawndale; two sisters, Mary Sue Champion and Adell Eaker, both of Lawndale; five grandsons and their wives, John and Janet Wright of Fayetteville, David and Cheryl Wright of Raleigh, Jack and Lisa Waters Jr. of Lawndale, Lance Allen and Zachery Allen of Myrtle Beach; six great-grandchildren, Leah, Cassie and Candie Waters of Lawndale; Madeleine and Anna Wright of Raleigh and Nathan Wright of Fayetteville; and her best friend and constant companion, her dog, Nutt-Nutt. The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Lawndale Missionary Methodist Church with the Rev. Floyd Bottoms officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Moriah United Methodist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 7:30 at Stamey Funeral Home and at other times the family will be at the home of Jack and Phyllis Waters Sr. at 129 Dallas Rd in Lawndale.