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Mary Waites

August 15, 1941 — January 28, 2024

Mary Ragsdale Waites passed away on January 28, 2024.

She is survived by her daughters: Deborah Walters, Rhonda Waites, Lori Manshack (Billy); 7 grandchildren: Kristin, Nico (Kaila), and Taylor Manshack, Jessica and Joshua Edwards (Alexandra), Benjamin (Brittany) and Jordan (Jordan) Berroteran; great-grandchildren: Kaylee, Aiden, Kennedy, Nix, Chloe, Jackson, Emma, Isabella, Kaydence, Jace, Ryker, Lila, Caamp, Maverick, Joshua Paul. Siblings; C. A. Ragsdale of Mesquite, Tx, Rose Hudson of Gun Barrel City, Tx, Linda Patterson (Mike) of Talty, Tx, Jimmy Don Ragsdale (Jeannie) of Mesquite, Tx, Vicki Ragsdale of Ferris, Tx and Vonda Mays of Tampa, Fl. and numerous others family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Bobby Waites, parents Clifton and Eula Ragsdale, her siblings Patricia, Jerry, Lanny, Gloria, Margaret, Tommy, Charlie, and Bobby.

Mary retired from working as an Escrow Officer in Dallas, Shreveport and San Francisco. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her family, taking trips with her loved ones, cooking and watching her favorite teams play- The Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys, and LSU Tigers.

Honoring Mary as pallbearers are Billy Manshack, Nico Manshack, Joshua Edwards, Benjamin Berroteran, Jordan Berroteran, and Aiden Manshack. Funeral services celebrating her beautiful life will be held at New Hope Funeral Home with visitation on Thursday, February 1, 2024, before the service on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at 2 PM. Burial will follow at Long Creek Cemetery in Sunnyvale Texas.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, February 1, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

New Hope Funeral Home Chapel

500 US Highway 80 E., TX 75182

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Funeral Service

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

New Hope Funeral Home Chapel

500 US Highway 80 E., Sunnyvale, TX 75182

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Burial

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Starts at 3:30 pm (Central time)

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Reception

Thursday, February 1, 2024

4:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

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