Stella (Freeman) Waterman, 94, of Dover, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. She was born August 21, 1913 in Treat, Arkansas to the late Tom and Georgeann Hendrix Freeman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dave Waterman; one daughter, Verna Waterman; four brothers, Lee, Floyd, Henry and Virgil Freeman; four sisters, Maudie Atchley, Annie Coke, Minnie Phillips and Winnie Freeman.
She is survived by two sons, William David "W.D." Waterman and wife Charlotte of Rio Vista, California, Kenneth Waterman & wife Tina of Pottstown, Pennsylvania; one daughter, Virginia Merritt & husband Bob of Russellville; eight grandchildren, Wanda Vaughan & husband Darrell of Dover, Phil Waterman & wife Kathy of London, Eddie Waterman & wife Rhonda of Dover, Ronald Waterman & wife Lucy of Lodi, California, Bobby Wayne Merritt & wife Joan of Jackson, Mississippi, Dennis Merritt & wife Gwen of Newport News, Virginia, Kenny Waterman, Jr. & wife Karen of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, Kelly West & husband Ken of Westchester, Pennsylvania; twenty-two great grandchildren; thirty great-great grandchildren; one great-great-great grandchild and numerous other family and friends.
Funeral service will be at 10 AM Saturday, January 26, 2008 at Humphrey Chapel. Bro. Sandy Taylor will officiate. Burial will be at Treat Cemetery at Treat, Arkansas by Humphrey Funeral Service.
Visitation will be 6-8 PM Friday at the funeral home.