August 23, 1941 - July 4, 2020
Gerre Ann Waterson,79, passed away on Saturday July 4,2020 at her home in Laurel, Mississippi. Gerre Ann McGeeney was born August 23, 1941 in Manhattan, Kansas to Gerald (Mac) and Ruth (Honey) McGeeney. She was the dear sister of 5 other siblings who all looked up to her as the eldest child of Irish family traditions. She moved with her parents to various cities as Mac followed his career in retail management. Gerre Ann graduated from W.B. Ray High School in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1959. During her Junior year of High School, she won the title of Queen of the Madi Gras in 1958. This is part of the Madi Gras celebration in Corpus Christi that has over 160,000 people attend every year. She went on to attend the University of Texas at Austin where she pledged the Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She was recruited from the University of Texas by the very colorful and new dynamic airline, Braniff International Airlines. She was a flight attendant on their most glamorous routes and was part of the introduction of the famous Pucci designed uniforms for Braniff’s flight attendants. Eventually Gerre Ann ran the entire flight attendant school for Braniff in their Dallas Office, and throughout retirement, remained a member of the Clipped B’s Club of retired Braniff Flight Attendants. While in Dallas she met and married Tim Waterson the love of her life. And they were married in Dallas January 23, 1965. In 2015 they celebrated 50 years of marriage. Tim spent his entire career in Law Enforcement at various senior capacities in Texas, Arkansas, and Mississippi. Tim preceded her in death. As Gerre Ann developed her career she became a manufactures Rep for Ralph Lauren Polo and worked many years at the Trade Mart in Dallas working the various seasonable market for this national brand. Gerre Ann is survived by her loving brothers and sisters: Michael McGeeney of New Jersey, Peggy Strudwick of Dallas, Patrick McGeeney of West Palm Beach, Florida, Dr. Sharon McGeeney of Austin, Texas and Bob McGeeney of Chicago, Illinois. Gerre Ann is survived by 13 nieces and nephews. To sign the online guest book, visit www.memorychapellaurel.com.
Gerre Ann Waterson,79, passed away on Saturday July 4,2020 at her home in Laurel, Mississippi. Gerre Ann McGeeney was born August 23, 1941 in Manhattan, Kansas to Gerald (Mac) and Ruth (Honey) McGeeney. She was the dear sister of 5 other siblings... View Obituary & Service Information
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