Dessie Waddell

July 28, 1935 - November 30, 2012
Dessie Waddell

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Dessie M. Raines Waddell, 77, of Hendersonville went to be with the Lord Friday evening, November 30, 2012 at the Elizabeth House.

Born in Henderson County, she was a daughter of the late William Odell ìTobeî and Nola Turbyfill Raines. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Waddell, who passed away in 1972.

She enjoyed cooking and made that her lifelong career. She managed the kitchen at the Quality Inn and Suites and the American Legion of Hendersonville. NASCAR was a passion for her, with Kyle Busch being her driver choice. She also liked to play Bingo. She was a member of East Hendersonville Baptist Church.

She is survived by her loving family: children, Gary Waddell and wife, Nancy of Hendersonville; Betty McCall and husband, Wayne of Flat Rock, Billy Waddell of Hendersonville, and Michael Waddell and wife, Allison of Augusta, GA; grandchildren, Matthew, Jason, Andersen, and Braeden Waddell, Scott and Michael Taylor, and Rebecca, Chelsey, and Bayleigh Waddell; great-grandchildren, Landon, Bella Grace, Riley Alexis and Bryson Taylor, and Gabriel and Guage Laughter; sister, Viola Gibbens and husband, Bob; aunt, Irene Raines; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and special friend, Donna Stanberry.


Friday, December 7, 2012
12:00 AM

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Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • December 05, 2012
    Tanya Berube says:
    Our thoughts and prayers to all of Dessie's family. Dessie was one of the hardest workers I have known. I have many great memories of her at QI. She was one of a kind and I loved her..

  • December 05, 2012
    Martha Gaillard says:
    All of you are in my thoughts and prayers during this time.

  • December 07, 2012
    hendersonville mobile estates says:
    our prayers and thoughts are with you

  • December 07, 2012
    Arleigh Grasnick Kaltenbach says:
    Dessie and I enjoyed our time together at Profiles getting our hair done and sitting on the porch in warm weather. I will miss her but know she is at peace with God. To her family you are in my thoughs and prayers. Arleigh

  • December 08, 2012
    Mary Aiken says:
    Dessie was a very special lady and will be missed dearly.The family has my condolences and prayers.