Mary Alice Hutcheson Waters, 89, a resident of Union Springs, passed away Friday, June 5, 2020. A family-only (due to Covid-19) graveside service was held Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. from Perpetual Care Cemetery with Rev. Gene Nelson officiating and Gray Funeral Home directing.
Mary Alice was born October 28, 1930 to Leon and Emma Lou Hutcheson in Red Level, AL and grew up and attended school in Andalusia, AL. She loved to grow flowers and was an honorary member of The Model Garden Club.
Mary Alice was an avid golfer and helped put together many tournaments at the Union Springs Country Club. She was a devoted Christian who was active in her church. She served as librarian for the First Baptist Church Library and taught Sunday School for many years at both First Baptist Church and First United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam R. Waters and sister, Doris Hutcheson Palmer. She is survived by her children, Beverly Waters Kruger and her husband, Robin, of Union Springs, AL and Sammy Waters and his wife, Carol, of Lake Martin; four grandchildren, Allison Waters (Collins) Wise, Faith Waters (Jerry) Raley, Katie Kruger (Mark) Powell, and Laurie Kruger (Brad) Bellinger; seven great-grandchildren, Alice Hensley Wise, Joseph Wise, Malie Kate Clark, Avonlea Raley, Evie Raley, Emma Kathlyn Powell, and Rob Powell; brothers, Billy (Myrtle) Hutcheson and Donald (Mima Jo) Hutcheson; sister, Joyce (Roy) Whittle; sister-in-law, Dean Waters; numerous nieces and nephews. Donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.