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August 29, 1948-Died May 26, 2006

CARY -- Milford Howell Waters Sr., 57, of 1014 Winwood Drive, Cary, died Friday surrounded by his family at Rex Hospital after a courageous battle with lung cancer.

Milford was born in Duplin County to Joe and Ruby Waters who preceded him in death. Milford lived his adult life in Raleigh and Cary. He was a member of Ephesus Baptist Church, Raleigh.

Milford is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Deborah Ginn Waters; daughter, Christy W. Burgess and her husband, Nathan Burgess of Willow Springs; son, Milford Howell Waters Jr. of Durham; sisters, Josephine McKee of Goldsboro, and Rubylene Lambert and husband Rodney of Calypso; brother, Harran Nelson Waters and wife Clem of Mount Olive.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Ephesus Baptist Church, 6767 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh with Rev. Greg Templin officiating. Interment will follow at Historic Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh.

The family will receive friends and relatives Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 200 SE Maynard Rd., Cary, N.C. and at other times at the home in Cary.

Milford will never be forgotten, he will live on in our hearts forever.

Flowers welcome or memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 1300 St. Mary's Street, Fourth Floor, Raleigh, N.C. 27605.

(Written and Paid by Family)

Published in Obituaries on May 28, 2006 9:25 AM