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Richard L Waters
March 10, 1935 - July 12, 2020

Mr. Richard L. “Skeeter” Waters departed this life on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at the family residence in Trumann, AR at the age of 85 years, 4 months and 2 days.  He was born Sunday, March 10, 1935 in and a lifetime resident of Trumann.  He was a retired truck driver for Coca Cola and of the Baptist faith.  He was preceded in death by one sister, Edith Dycus; two brothers, Ray Waters and infant brother and his parents, Samuel and Nannie Polk Waters.       He is survived by his wife, Nina Henderson Waters of the home; one son, Fred Waters of Ward, AR; one daughter, Betty Richardson of Trumann; 4 grandchildren, Jason Waters, Jimmy Knight, Cassie Richardson, Jonathan Richardson; 4 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.          Visitation will be Tuesday morning from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.  Graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. in Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro with Rev. Harold McMinkle officiating.  Because of COVID-19 regulations, social distancing will be followed.         An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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July 14, 2020
11:00 AM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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July 14, 2020
01:00 PM

Oaklawn Cemetery
Mathews Extended
Jonesboro, AR 72401

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  1. Phyllis Henderson Dorrough, Little Rock, AR says

    Aunt Nina, Betty and Fred, I am so sorry for your loss and that I couldn’t come to the service. Love y’all, Phyllis

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