Edith L. Waycaster, 79, of Roswell, GA, died Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at a Roswell, GA Hospital after an extended illness. Edith was a beloved mother and grandmother, and will be greatly missed by her family. She was the daughter of the late Roscoe and Elizabeth Hoppes. Mrs. Waycaster attended Gethsemane Baptist Church and was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Charles M. Waycaster, and her children: Jean Harrison of Cumming, GA, Don Waycaster of Brevard, NC, Margaret McFee of St. Petersburg, FL and Richard Waycaster of Flowery Branch, GA. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 pm on Friday, June 8, 2001 in McCall Memorial Chapel of Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion. Burial followed in Collis Cemetery in Mitchell County. The family received friends from 7-8:30 pm Thursday at Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion. Kirksey Funeral Home assisted the family. The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday June 13, 2001