Evelyn Penrose Waters, 87, of Godfrey, went to be with the Lord at 9:50 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015.
She was born in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Oct. 31, 1927, the daughter of the late Arthur and Estella (Payton) Penrose.
On Nov. 17, 1951, she married the late Howard Henry Waters.
She is survived by three children, her daughter, Judith Evelyn (Rick) Shepard of Alton; two sons, James Russell (Kathleen) Waters of St. Louis and Roy William Waters of St. Charles, Mo.; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Marie Schrader. Friend to many; grandmother to all.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; infant son, Howard Henry Waters Jr.; a sister, Alene Faulk; and three brothers, Russell, Ernest and Carl Penrose.
In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, at Gospel Tabernacle in Godfrey.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, at Gospel Tabernacle with the Rev. Albert Daves officiating.
Burial will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to Gospel Tabernacle.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.