"On a quiet and tranquil night, Sunday, June 21, 2020, Linda L.M. Nicholson-Waters (Born April 2, 1942) passed away peacefully as she slept. Words fail to describe the magnitude and beauty of the soul within Linda. She displayed such love, compassion, and empathy to those who surrounded her.
Linda was born on April 2, 1942 in Tampa, FL to Sam and Jewel Messina, who preceded in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband Richard Waters (entered into rest May 19, 2020); Daughter-In-Law Dawn Waters; 1 Granddaughter Breanna Waters.
She is survived by her Daughter Tammy Gendusa, and Son Lloyd Nicholson; Step-Son Rick Waters; 2 Step-Daughters Kerry Waters, Kristina and Husband Chuck Ulrey; 7 Grandsons Michael Nicholson and wife Katie Jensen, Mark Zigmond and Wiife Stephanie Zigmond, Corey Zigmond and Wife Adrieana Martinez (October 3rd, 2020), Cody Zigmond, Richard Waters and Wife Amanda, Trenton Waters, Berkeley Ulrey; 2 Granddaughters Michelle Gendusa, Michelle Rodriguez; 5 Great Grandchildren, Aidan Nicholson, Kevin Jensen, Valerie Nicholson, Cambree Morris, Cannon Kemp; with a host of Nieces (With a special mention to Crystal Waters), Nephews, and Friends.
Surrounded by her family, she closed her eyes one last time, awoke without pain or sorrow and stood before the presence of the Lord."
Visitation for Linda Waters will be held in the Chuculate Baptist Church, Greasy, on Wed., June 24, 2020 beginning at 4 pm. Funeral Services will be held at Chuculate Baptist Church on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Donnie Sanders officiating. Burial will follow in the Chulio Livers Cemetery, Stilwell. Casket bearers will be Charles Gendusa, Jim Livers, KJ McCullough, Chooch McManus, Larry Leach, and Frankie Gonzales.
Arrangements are under the direction of Forever Memories Funeral Services, 463505 Hwy 101, Sallisaw, OK. www.fmfsinc.com.