Jimmy Wade Waters

Jimmy Wade Waters age 64 of Maryville, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2011 in Birmingham, Alabama while awaiting a heart transplant. He was a loving father and grandfather. He had a compassion for everyone he met especially children. Jimmy had a great relationship with his ex-wife, Susie Key and he loved his long time friend, Gary Teffeteller, like a brother. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Wade & Mary Hatcher Waters. Survivors include his daughters & sons-in-law, Dedee & Danny Armstrong; Misty & Tony Murr; grandchildren, Heather Armstrong, Misty Davis & husband, Marshall (and a soon to be born great grandchild), Kara Murr, Ryan Murr; sister, Shirley Waters; several nieces & nephews; and many other friends and family. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm Friday, July 1, 2011 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 7:00 pm. Inn lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the UAB Children’s Heart Transplant Unit or the American Heart Association, 4708 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37909. Arrangements by Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.smithmortuary.com