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Lorine Faye Waters

Lorine Faye Waters, 79, went to be with the Lord, Thursday December 24, 2020. She passed away from natural causes at her home. She was born April 18, 1941 in Lake Butler, Florida to Ernie L. and Faye Martha Johnson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother and sister, Morris Johnson and Iris Lee Touchton. She was also preceded by her husband of 34 years Herman Waters. Herman was the love of her life and they are together again.
She is survived by her son Kenneth Waters and her two grandsons, Benjamin Waters and Michael Waters. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
She grew up in Lake Butler, FL and Ft. Myers, FL. She attended high school in Ft. Myers. She married Herman and raised a family. They liked to travel to Bluegrass and Gospel Concerts, NC mountains and fishing together.
She graduated from the University of Florida with a Masters in Nursing. She worked at Alachua General Hospital and Sunland Training Center, before taking a job at NFRC in Lake Butler where she retired in 2001.
In her retirement she enjoyed gardening, genealogy, travel, gospel music, armchair politics and long phone conversations with friends and family. Her favorite charity was “Nurses For Christ”. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to this group, www.nurses4christ.com, or a donation to your favorite charity in Lorine’s name.
A Celebration of Lorine’s Life will be held Thursday January 7, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Elzey Chapel Cemetery, 13372 SW 52nd Street Lake Butler, FL. Arrangements are in the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 311 S. Main Street Gainesville, FL 32601 (352) 376-5361 www.milamfh.com

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!