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August Waites Obituary
AUGUST VICTOR WAITES, was born on August 26, 1919 in Taylor, Texas. He was the oldest of four children. He is the son of Adolph and Lula Waites. He was baptized at Mt Calvary Baptist Church in Taylor, Texas. He was a current member of Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church.
He was married for 72 years to Bessie MacFarland. They had two children Ronald Waites and Janice Samuel. He worked for Texas Commerce Bank as the garage supervisor for 40 years. He was co-owner of A&B Drug and Variety store in Sunnyside for 20 years.
He was a dedicated Husband, Father, and Grandfather and Great grandfather. He is survived by his wife Bessie; his two children Ronald Waites and Janice Samuel (Ronald Samuel). He also leaves his grandchildren Sonya Waites, Stephanie Abron, MD and Mary Hendricks. He also leaves behind a host of nephews, nieces, and cousins.
He will lie in state on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Richardson Mortuary from 12:00 noon-6:00 pm. Services to follow on Friday, March 15, 2013 at Progressive New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 3106 Paige St. @ Elgin; Rev. L.L. Atkins, Pastor; Rev. Marcus Caldwell, Officiating/Eulogist. Viewing 9:30-11:00 am and Funeral at 11:00 am. Interment Houston Memorial Gardens.

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Published in Houston Chronicle from Mar. 13 to Mar. 14, 2013
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