Mary Waters Richesin

Mary Waters Richesin


Mary-Waters-Richesin-7-15-15Mary Waters Richesin

July 12, 2015

Date of Service: July15, 2015

Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper


Mary Lewis Waters Richesin, age 92, formerly of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2015 in the Appalachian Christian Village of Johnson City. Mrs. Richesin was a native of Carter County and was the daughter of the late Landon and Lena Smith Lewis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Gerald Waters and Bronce Richesin; and one son, Gerald L. Waters, Jr.

Mrs. Richesin worked as an electrical assembler for Sperry Corporation for 20 years and attended Valley Forge First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include one son, Mike Waters and companion, Kerry, Carolina Beach, North Carolina; four grandchildren, Jason Waters and Joshua Waters and wife Melissa, all of North Carolina, and Cyndi Witek and husband Roger, Texas, and Lee Waters and wife Katrina, California; six great grandchildren, Nicole and Jack Waters, California, Leigh Witek, Texas, Connor and Dylan Waters, North Carolina and Jeremy Wood, North Carolina; great great grandchild, Brooklynne Wood, North Carolina; step granddaughter, Ashley Moore and husband Richard, North Carolina and great step grandson, Daymian Moore, also of North Carolina.

A service to honor and celebrate the life of Mrs. Mary Lewis Waters Richesin will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Joel Cook, officiating.

The graveside service will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jason Waters, Joshua Waters, Connor Waters, Lee Waters, Jeremy Wood, and Ricky Lewis. Honorary pallbearer will be Zane Teague.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Tammy Moeller, for all her love and support, given to Mary and the family.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at our website,
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the Richesin family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 423-543-4917.

Happy Valley Memorial Park