Shirley Ann Lewis Waters "Mama Bear Waters" 1945 ~ 2010

Our loving friend, wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt completed her mission here on earth and returned to the open arms of her eternal companion William, and daughter Anna on Wednesday, December 22, 2010.Shirley was born in Nyssa, Oregon on May 15, 1945. She grew up in the Ogden, Utah area, where she graduated from Ogden High School in 1963. She married her eternal companion, William Joseph Waters, on November 17, 1970, in the Logan LDS Temple. She traveled the world accompanying her husband who served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years. Following her husband's death, from Lou Gehrig's disease, in early 2007, Shirley served a church service mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from July 20, 2007 to January 30, 2010. Shirley always put others before herself, even when she was sick. She was known for her endless show of love and charity and countless hours of service. She was blessed with five beautiful children: Lesley Joseph (Charlene) Waters, David Brent (Ruth) Waters, Michael Jay (Jasmine) Waters, Anna Cynthia (deceased) and Tyna Ruth (Ryan) Adams. Shirley was the sister of five brothers and two sisters: Marie (deceased) and Glen Judkins, John (Carolyn) Lewis, Bob Lewis, Bill (Gloria) Lewis, Richard (Lynette) Lewis, Steve (Sue) Lewis and Cyndi (Brad) Wall. She was also the proud grandmother of eight grandchildren: Rylee Ann, Nixon Leigh, Cooper Joseph, Jalyn Jayne, Justin Jay, Anna Larisa, Jacob William and Landry Jaxson. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 28th at 11:00 a.m. at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. The family will meet friends on Monday from 6 to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m., at the mortuary. Interment, Ben Lomond Cemetery, 526 East 2850 North, in North Ogden. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the MDA of Utah. Email condolences to the family at: