Opal B. Waddell


Passed: Saturday, April 12, 2014
Funeral: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Age: 88
Location: Greer, SC

Opal Burnette Waddell, 88, widow of E. Vernon Waddell, Jr., died April 12, 2014 at National Health Care.

A native of Spartanburg County, daughter of the late Edgar D. and Annis Greene Burnette, she was a retired employee of Dan River for 20 years, charter member of Northwood Baptist Church and lifelong resident of Greer.


Surviving are two daughters, Patsy Burrell and husband Arnold of Greenville and Penny Hudgens of Clearwater, FL; one sister, Lucy West of Lyman; four grandchildren, Keely and Rich Remedios, Shannon and Younghwa Hudgens, Lt. Col. (USAF) Derren and Gloria Burrell and Bret and Erica Hudgens and seven great-grandchildren, Marcus, Wesley and Krystof Hudgens and Lydia, Luke, David, Rebekah Burrell.

Mrs. Waddell was predeceased by five sisters and one brother.

Funeral Services:

Funeral services will be held 4:00 p.m. Thursday at Wood Mortuary conducted by Rev. Fred Brown.

Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be held 2:30-3:45 p.m. Thursday at Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home of daughter.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer?s Association, 301 University Ridge, Suite 5000, Greenville, S.C. 29601.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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