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Frances Adams Waits

May 8, 1927 December 10, 2018
Frances Adams Waits
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Frances Adams Waits, 91, of Newberry, died Monday, December 10, 2018 in Newberry.

Born on May 8, 1927 in Pomaria, SC, she was the youngest of thirteen children of the late Ernest J. and Carrie Cromer Adams. Frances was married for 39 years to the late Clifford H. Waits, Sr. who predeceased her in 1986.

She was an active member of First Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and writing cards to friends and family. She loved life and the people in her life and was a friend to everyone she ever met.
She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother.

Mrs. Waits is survived by her children Clifford “Cliff” H. Waits, Jr. (Ann) of Maysville, KY and Cathy Walker (Dr. Otis Walker) of Newberry; grandchildren, Christopher Waits (Kelsey), Michael Waits (Alicia), Dr. Timothy Waits (Amanda), Sheena Senn (Ben), Ashley Senn (Claudia), Matt Walker (Jennifer) and Todd Walker (Dr. Lisa Walker); 12 great grandchildren; one last surviving sibling, Janie Nichols; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 16 from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at the Whitaker Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, December 17 at First Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Harmon. Interment will be in Newberry Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Michael Waits, Timothy Waits, Robert Adams, Matt Walker, Ashley Senn and Dr. John Thompson.

Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church, 1020 Boundary St., Newberry, SC 29108.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

Whitaker Funeral Home, Newberry is assisting the family.

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5:00 PM 12/16/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/16/2018 7:00:00 PM
Whitaker Funeral Home - Newberry

1704 College Street
Newberry, SC 29108

Whitaker Funeral Home - Newberry
1704 College Street Newberry 29108 SC
United States





10:30 AM 12/17/2018 10:30:00 AM
First Baptist Church

1020 Boundary Street
Newberry, SC 29108

First Baptist Church
1020 Boundary Street Newberry 29108 SC
United States

Cemetery Details


Newberry Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

15127 CR Koon Hwy
Newberry , SC 29138

15127 CR Koon Hwy Newberry 29138 SC
United States

Memorial Contribution

First Baptist Church

1020 Boundary Street
Newberry, SC 29108

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