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Mrs. Julia "Nita" Waters

March 12, 1937 - June 13, 2022

Mrs. Julia “Nita” Waters, age 85, passed away on Monday, June 13th 2022 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, GA. Nita was born in Allendale, South Carolina in 1937. She graduated from Allendale High School in 1955 and studied Nursing at South Carolina Baptist in Columbia, SC. She graduated as a Registered Nurse in 1958 and had a job waiting for her at Candler Hospital in Savannah, GA.
Nita had many different jobs throughout her nursing career, mostly in doctors offices, with her favorite being in cardiology.
Nita is survived by her husband of 59 years, Irvin “Doty” Waters, her two daughters, Lori (Dave) Farris and Julie Mayberry, her three grandchildren, Grayson Mayberry, Trent Mayberry, and Elizabeth Farris, her brother, Pete (Ann) Stafford, as well as several sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, June 24th 2022 at 11:00am at Statesboro First United Methodist Church with Pastor Scott Hagan officiating. The family will receive visitors one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that remembrances be made to First United Methodist Church, 101 S. Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458 or to Ogeechee Area Hospice, PO Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459.
Friends may sign the online register book at
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of arrangements.