Jonah Faith Waters DeLoach

November 17, 2018

Jonah Faith Waters DeLoach, 54, of Cobbtown and formerly of Claxton, died early Saturday, November 17, 2018 after a brief illness at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.

Born in Savannah, she was a daughter of Tom W. and Barbara Ann Waters.  Jonah was the manager for several years at the Huddle House in Glennville, was of the Pentecostal Faith, and was a very hard worker.    She loved to read true mystery novels and motorcycling. Jonah loved her grandchildren, liked to travel, and liked to go thrift shopping.  She will be remembered for her loving kindness and her great sense of humor.  Jonah was preceded in death by a sister, Connie Elaine Waters Bacon and her father, Tom W. Waters.

Surviving are her daughters, Liberty P. DeLoach of Claxton, Angel D. Waters of Hagan, and Kristina M. Gillis of Fort Bragg, NC; her mother, Barbara Ann Sapp Waters of Claxton; her sisters, Bobbie Wilson (Sam) of Jesup and Peggy McKever of Claxton; her brothers, Kenneth Watson Waters (Jan) of Conyers, GA and Timothy Paul Waters of Claxton; three grandchildren, Dayton Mikel, Chloe Mayner, and Alyssa Gillis; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 2 o’clock in the afternoon at Claxton Church of God.

Visitation will be held Friday from 5 until 7 o’clock in the evening at Kennedy Funeral Homes, Cobbtown Chapel.

Interment will be in Evergreen Church Cemetery.


Kennedy Funeral Homes, Cobbtown Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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