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April 27, 2014

Nora Deane Waters

Aug. 9, 1920-April 21, 2014

MARLOW — Nora Deane Waters

Aug. 9, 1920-April 21, 2014

Nora Deane Waters, 93, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 in Marlow.

A memorial service will be held at 10:15 a.m., Monday, April 28, 2014, at the First Baptist Church in Marlow, with Dr. Joe Ligon officiating. Services will be under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow.

Deane was born Monday, Aug. 9, 1920 in Stonewall, Okla. to Clarence M. and Nellie Mae (Harris) Leister. She graduated with the Class of 1938 from Capitol Hill High School and had lived in Marlow since 1958. On May 27, 1939, she married William Walker Waters in Short, Okla. He preceded her in death on Oct. 16, 1988. Deane enjoyed playing bridge, fishing, and golfing with her husband. Deane loved her church and was a very active member of the First Baptist Church in Marlow. She cooked at the church for years and was a charter member of the Silvertones.

Survivors include son William Charles Waters and wife Susan Jo of Wichita, Kan., daughter Kay Gatlin and husband Ric of Marlow, grandchildren Tammy Rogers and husband Jerry, Colby Gatlin and wife Malinda and Stacy Waters, great-grandchildren Billy Smith, Kaylee, Wyatt, and Walker Gatlin, great-great-grandchildren, Maryn and Hudson, brother Gordon Leister of Oklahoma City and several nieces and nephews.

Deane was also preceded in death by her parents.

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