Virginia (Peggy) Mae (Haynes) Waits

May 12, 1923 ~ March 7, 2021 (age 97)


Mrs. Virginia (Peggy) Mae Waits, 97, a former resident of Trenton, Missouri died at 2:50 P.M. Sunday, March 7, 2021 at Daviess County Nursing Home, Gallatin, Missouri.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Resthaven Mortuary, Trenton. Burial will be in Wheeling Cemetery, Wheeling, Missouri.

Open visitation will Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at the mortuary.

Memorials to the Wheeling Cemetery and maybe left with the mortuary.

Mrs. Waits was born May 12, 1923 in Wheeling the daughter of Richard James and Elva Marie Ward Haynes.

On May 10, 1941 she was married to Charles W. Waits at Chillicothe, Missouri. He preceded her in death  on June 1, 2009.

Her survivors include two daughters Velda Puffer and husband Robert, Unionville, Missouri and Zelda Nigh and husband Steve, Rea, Missouri. Five granddaughters Brenda Moss and fiancé Bill Turner, Keokuk, Iowa, Rhonda Puffer, Agency, Missouri, Linda Loughead and husband Jason, Gorin, Missouri, Veronica Swerdlow  and husband Paul, Hyattsville, Maryland, and Rachel Nigh, Rea, Missouri. Five great grandchildren Justin Allen, Shelby Johnson, DeLaney Loughead, Chanze Loughead, and Nathan Swerdlow. Five great great grandchildren Tad, Ian, Peightyn, Rhett, and Faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters Lucille Bonderer, Polly Smith, two brothers Charley Haynes, and Bill Haynes.   

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Open Viewing
March 10, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Resthaven Mortuary
310 North Hwy 65
Trenton, MO 64683

Funeral Service
March 11, 2021

1:00 PM
Resthaven Mortuary
310 North Hwy 65
Trenton, MO 64683

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