In loving memory of our beloved mom, grandma, great grandma Ann Russell Waters, 89 years young, passed away peacefully in St. George, Utah June 10, 2023.
Born Oct 4, 1933, in Chicago, Illinois to James T Russell and Elizabeth Whiteside Russell.
Ann's life may have been filled with challenges and triumphs through the years, but those challenges never diminished the person she was or the impact she had on those around her. She will be remembered for her mighty strength, determination and caring spirit. She will also be remembered as the amazing person she was when it came to love and time that she gave to her family, friends and all who knew her and everything she did in life.
Ann had a talent when it came to knitting as she made many afghans and slippers for loved ones along with baby blankets for those in need. She was an avid bowler and was in a league for many years. She also had a love for animals and the outdoors, especially the mountains.
She loved to explore and visit the national parks that surrounded her. She has passed on that passion to her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Ann will be missed deeply by all that knew her. They will miss her smile, laugh and passion for life. As she would say she is not getting older, she is this many years young. She was young at heart, and it showed in all she did for those who knew her.
Ann is survived by her children; daughter Deanna L Kent (Evans, GA), son Edward W. Waters (St. George, Utah) son Robert W. Waters (St. George, Utah) his girlfriend Mary Ann Hunter. along with her two granddaughters Nichole C. Rader Sikes (Travis) Evans, GA and Shana M. Stevenson (Mike) Bakersfield, CA and great grandchildren Madison Smith, Callie, Colby, Elizabeth Stevenson. Along with her brother Robert Russell (Chicago, Il), and many family friends. Both her parents preceded her in death.
In lieu of flowers the family kindly request donations to a charity of your choice.