Marie Alice Waters, age 103 of Plainwell, passed away peacefully on September 3, 2019 at Life Care Center of Plainwell. Marie was born on August 13, 1916 at home in Prairieville Township, the daughter of Fred and Clara (Willmont) Hughes. On September 21, 1937, Marie married the love of her life, Willard F. Waters, who preceded her in death on May 21, 1990. Marie was a true farm girl who could do anything on the farm. She loved being outdoors, spending time with her dogs, and was a wonderful cook. Marie was an accomplished china painter. She was a fan of the Detroit Tigers and enjoyed watching their games. Marie was a former member of the Plainwell Presbyterian Church. Most importantly, Marie loved her family who will dearly miss her. She is survived by her loving son, David (Dawn) Waters; 5 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; 1 great-great-great grandchild; extended family, Brian Stearns; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Willard Waters; son, Gerald Waters. Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Saturday, September 7 from 11:00 to 11:30 AM at the Williams-Gores Funeral Home in Delton where her funeral service will be conducted at 11:30 AM. Burial will take place at Prairieville Cemetery. Please visit www.williamsgoresfuneral.com to share a memory or leave a condolence message for Marie’s family.
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