PATSY S. ROBB WATERS
Wife of Gene Taylor Waters, AAFA #0781
Written by her husband, Gene Taylor Waters
Kansas City, Clay Co., MO—March 2007
Patsy Sue (Robb) Waters was 73 years of age, born February 22, 1934 in Howard County, Missouri. We were married 54 of those years, raising a family of four children. Kansas City has been our home since leaving the service in 1958. Momma was reunited with the LORD at 9:00 P.M. on March 2, 2007 following thirteen years of congestive heart failure. She died peacefully with her family at St. Luke’s Hospital North. Her wish was fulfilled to die in the same old iron bed in which she was born. Yes, we did take the bed to the hospital.
She was preceded in death by her parents William Roger and Georgie Eunice (Dennis) Robb and a brother, Dennis Paul Robb. Surviving are husband Gene Taylor Waters, four children and their spouses: ElizaBeth Jean and Henry Lee Grubb, Kent Robb and Valerie Lynn (Turner) Waters, Mark Alan Waters, Karen (Hoffman) Waters, and Eric John and Melody Lynn (King) Waters. There are eight grandchildren: Benjamin Henry and Amanda ElizaBeth Grubb, Robb Turner and Alan Taylor Waters, John Dennis Waters, and Breanna Grace, Collin Foster and Blake Preston Waters. All live in the Kansas City area except Mark who lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
She was a charter member and deacon at Northgate Baptist Church. She was an active member of the Clay County Chapter DAR serving as Regent from 1988 – 1992. She was a Girl Scout Brownie leader from 1961 - 1967 and Cub Scout leader 1963 – 1968. She was also active in the NKC Women’s Auxiliary, Northgate Baptist Church GA’s and Bible School. In the early 80’s she served as President of the Clay County Archives following which she was instrumental in having Mt. Ararat Baptist Church moved from Howard County Missouri to the Living History Museum at Hodge Park, Kansas City, Missouri....
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at 10:00 A.M. at Northgate Baptist Church and at the First Baptist Church of Fayette, Missouri at about 3:30 P.M. the same day. Burial will follow at the City Cemetery, Fayette, Missouri.... Park Lawn Funeral of Kansas City and Fremont, Freese Funeral Services of Fayette, Missouri will provide funeral services. Cremation....
AAFA NOTES: SSDI records (SSDI #497-34-3112 issued in MO) confirm the birth and death dates of Patsy S. Waters.
Her husband’s lineage, from his father’s grandmother: Mary Elizabeth 1834 KY1, Payton 1785 VA2, Jacob 1757 VA3, James 1713 VA4.