Misty Nacole Waters died attempting to save Eric S. and Keith R. Waters from drowning, Hoboken, Georgia, May 20, 1997. Eric, 8; Keith, 7, and their sister, Misty Nacole, 10, student, were wading in the Satilla River as their mother and another woman fished nearby. When Eric and Keith entered water beyond their depth and struggled to stay afloat, Misty immediately waded and swam to them. The woman also saw the boys struggle, and she too swam to them. The woman took the boys to the bank in repeated trips, during which Misty submerged. Her body was recovered from the river later that day; she had drowned.
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