Nelma Rhea Waugh

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Nelma Rhea Waugh, 74, of Rector died Friday, Jan. 11, 2008.

She was born May 29, 1933, in Blue Cane to the late Arnold and Ivera (Layne) Hicks.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend and a faithful member of Blue Cane General Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph Doyle Waugh, of the home; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Allan and Kristy Waugh of Rector and Keith Waugh of Rector; a grandaughter, Starr (Waugh) Boyd and husband Brian of Rector; a grandson, Justin Waugh and wife Shawn of Rector; two great-grandchildren, Blake and Shelby Boyd, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector with Bro. James Henry Dortch officiating. Interment was in Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector.

Pallbearers were Danny Dortch, Carroll Hamm, Elvis Cornelison, Dewey Shelton, Otis Lovelace and Leroy O'Neal.

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