Doris Glynn Hale Waters, 71, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at her home in Paris, Texas. Doris, the daughter of H.R. “Pete” Hale and Lena Ham Hale, was born February 4, 1951, in Commerce, Texas.
She grew up in Commerce and attended Commerce schools. Doris started her career in healthcare as a nurse, quickly advancing into leadership positions. While she thrived in long-term care leadership, she was always a nurse at heart.
Jerry Waters was her loving and caring husband of almost 50 years, having married on June 27, 1970. He and both of her parents along with her brother, Roy Hale, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her daughter, Renee Ivins & husband Jerry of Houston and her son, Shawn Waters of Paris, three granddaughters, McKenzie Ivins, Sarah Ivins, and Caitlynn Ivins, her siblings, Barbara Maxfield & husband Earl of Blossom, Donna Hester of Bastrop, Michael Hale & wife Connie of Campbell, Charles Hale & wife Judy of Duncanville, as well as a wonderful host of nieces and nephews.
Her family has arranged a memorial service on Monday, September 5, 2022 at Love Civic Center in Paris from 2-4pm. Cremation was under the care and direction of Bright-Holland Funeral Home.
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