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Vivian Waites

Vivian Waites (Hall)

December 14, 1933 - July 10, 2020
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Obituary

Vivian Hall Waites left this world on July 10, 2020. She was born on December 14, 1933 in Elmore County. In 1961, Vivian married John Ervin Waites and together they raised their son, Byron, and their daughter, Teresa.

Vivian was known for her love of all things Elvis and also known far and wide for her joy of having and going to yard sales. She enjoyed coin collecting, volunteering for voting polls and sending cards. She enjoyed taking pictures and she always wanted to take “just one more.” She enjoyed Sunday dinners, trips to Florida and to baseball games. When going to doctor visits, she would always introduce Teresa as Mama T and herself as the child, Teresa. Levi remembers her saying “go to the tree and pick a switch and if it ain’t a good one, I’m gonna pick it for you.” She enjoyed writing poetry and drawing from an early age and in her late 70’s, she self-published a book of her works entitled “A Collection of Works by Vivian Hall Waites.” But the true joy of life for Vivian was the love she had for her family. She would often say, “always remember, it’s not goodbye – it’s see ya later and I love you the mostest…ha ha, I beat you!”

Vivian is preceded in death by her husband, John Ervin Waites, her parents, Lucius and Montez Norrell Hall and father-in-law, George “PaPa” Waites. She also is preceded in death by her two sisters, Lois Mulder and Nadine Towery, as well as her best friend, “Kat” Rushin and another very dear friend, Ruth Fulmer.

Vivian leaves a legacy of love with her children, Byron Jackson (Pat) and Teresa Brown (Teddy); her grandchildren, Levi Collins (Brittany), Christopher Brown (Audrey), Hunter Collins (Michelle), and Otto Collins (Katy); great grandchildren, Kolten, Kinsley, Khloe, Christopher, Ethan, Hunter, Allie and Avery; and a loving extended family. She also leaves behind two good friends, Gloria and Nancy, as well as some special nieces, nephews, cousins and so many friends.

Visitation will be held at Linville Memorial Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 15 from 5 to 7 pm. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 16, at 2 pm, at Linville Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Matt Mobley officiating. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery, Linville Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory directing.

Vivian has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to St. Jude’s Hospital in her memory, or to her church since childhood, Liberty Baptist Church, 574 Liberty Rd, Tallassee, AL 36078
Online condolences at www.linvillememorial.com.

Linville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory
Eclectic, Alabama

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    July 15, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    July 15, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Linville Memorial Funeral Home
    Address
    84632 Tallassee Hwy
    ECLECTIC, AL 36024
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  • Service

    July 16, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    July 16, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Linville Memorial Chapel
    Address
    84632 Tallassee Hwy
    ECLECTIC, AL 36024
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Matt Mobley
  • Interment

    Location
    Rose Hill Cemetery
    Address
    960 N. Ann Avenue
    TALLASSEE, AL 36078
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Trisha Barron

Posted at 07:37pm
We sure are sorry to hear our sweet Vivian has passed away. She was such a special and talented lady!! She always sent us a Christmas card each year and would come by and visit when she was still able to drive. She brought us a copy of her book and it was awesome. Byron and Teresa, our prayers are with you both and your families. God bless you all!

Trisha and Jerry Barron

Connie Cosby Stinnette

Posted at 09:26am
So very sorry for your loss. May God wrap his loving arms around each of you at this time. Have known Vivian all my life and always remember her smile and love for life.

Connie Cosby Stinnette
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Ray

Posted at 03:05am
It's hard to imagine a world without Vivian who was so loving and kind. She and John Ervin made many visits to our home over the years and my Mother, Larry Lee, relished their time together. They always brought a peacefulness with them and I imagine they carried that feeling everywhere they went. I am happy to think of them back together. Love to all OUR family. Ray ( and Janet) Waites
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Beth Brett

Posted at 01:53pm
Teresa and family,
My sincerest condolences to you and your family, Your mom was a precious lady and I am sure she will missed, I enjoyed getting to visit with her when I had the chance. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Beth Brett
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