Rosa Mae Waye-Waiters, 87, of Daytona Beach, Fla., and a former resident of Camden County, passed away Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, surrounded by her loving family at Florida Memorial Medical Hospital in Daytona Beach.

She was born to the late Dan and Rosa Mae Bloodsaw-Rolling in Davisboro where she received her education. “Love,” as she was known by her family and close friends, was the former wife of the late Howard "Harvey" Waye and was later united in holy matrimony to the late Herman Waiters.

Rosa Mae worked most of her life as a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, her first born children that were twin boys and her brother, Ben Rolling Jr.

Rosa leaves behind the fruits of her labor to celebrate her life, four daughters, Elaine C. Waye of Hilliard, Fla., Daisey W. (Alfred) Goodwin of Greensboro, N.C., Pansie “Pam” Butler (Eugene) Higgs of Daytona Beach and Mona Waiters of Daytona Beach; four sons, Mitchell (Shay) Waye of Upper Marlboro, Md., Howard Flint Waye, Felton Waye and Herman Waiters, all of Daytona Beach, Fla.; 13 grandchildren, Wayne, Bobby, Maureen, Brian, Tracy, Bria, Daniel, Bradley, Char'Daria, Grant, Tra, Kellie and La’Rod; eight great-grandchildren, Berman, Meshach, Alleshia, Zyen, Niko, Kanoa, Olivia and Avery; two sisters, Hattie Pearl Johnson of Davisboro and Lois Roberts of St. Marys; her sister-in-law, Rosa G. Waye of Brunswick; two special cousins, Freeman Riddles and Maebell Randall; her nieces that she shared a special relationship with, her nephews, other cousins and friends.   

There will not be a wake/visitation. Remains will lie in state one hour prior to services from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at St. Marys United Methodist Church, 106 E. Conyers Street in St. Marys. Interment in Kinlaw Cemetery in Woodbine.      

Final arrangements entrusted to Royal Funeral Home Inc. in Jesup.

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