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Mary Jean Adams Waldrop, 95, of Newberry, widow of Ralph D. Waldrop, died Thursday, June 18, 2020 at her residence.

Born on September 6, 1924 in Saluda, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Vara Padgett Adams. Mrs. Waldrop was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church where she was in the Wesley Sunday School Class. She was an avid sports fan and  loved the Clemson Tigers. She loved cooking  meals and spending time with her family.

She is survived by sons, Bill (Diane) Waldrop and Jim (Dixie) Waldrop both of Newberry; six grandchildren, Susan (Robbie) Dowd, Jeannie Waldrop, Billy (Sabrina) Waldrop, Lou Ann (Scott) Wery, Ralph (Nina) Waldrop, and Bryan (Crystal) Waldrop; twelve great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter; and her special caregiver, Karen DeWalt. She was predeceased by a sister, Claudia Foti and a brother, Billy Adams.

A private graveside service will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Charles Wilbanks and Rev. Ken Carter. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1167 Trinity Church Road, Newberry, SC 29108.

Even though due to COVID-19 the service will be private the family wanted to recognize the Wesley Sunday School Class as honorary pallbearers.



#27 Sheriff Lee Foster 2020-06-21 07:59
A lovely woman full of grace. We are sorry for the passing of Mrs. Mary. She was a caring person and loved her family. May the glorious life she led offer you comfort as she is now at Peace. Lee, Carol, Joseph, Amelia
#26 Samantha T Byrd 2020-06-20 22:18
I am so sorry for your loss my sincere condolences my prayers are with you and your family in this time of need
#25 AnnaMarie Nicosia 2020-06-20 19:21
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one.

Jerry Haltiwanger and AnnaMarie Nicosia
#24 Lavone Coats 2020-06-20 17:13
Our thoughts and prayers for the family. Mom truly enjoyed their chats on the phone. Mom always enjoyed Mrs. Mary’s flowers from church on Sundays. She will be missed!
Lavone and Teresa
#23 Dianne L. Graham 2020-06-19 22:33
Bill , Jim and family Thoughts and prayers are with you all. So Sorry for the loss of your Mother. Dianne
#22 Alice & John Longshore 2020-06-19 19:41
To all of the Waldrop family, Sorry to hear about Ms. Mary's passing. She was a very sweet lady and always spoke to me and gave me a hug at church. She will be missed by many. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Love, Alice & John Longshore
#21 Sarah Greene 2020-06-19 16:25
I am so sorry for y’all loss mrs Mary was a wonderful woman I loved to talk to her she will be greatly missed my prayers for the family during this difficult time
#20 Nancy Johnston 2020-06-19 16:03
Waldrop family, I am so sorry for your loss. Mrs Mary was such a sweet kind lady to everyone. Love and prayers for all
#19 Twanda Saddler 2020-06-19 11:19
To the Waldrop family my deepest condolences, May GOD BLESS all of you.
Twanda E Saddler
#18 Wayne Black 2020-06-19 07:35
I would have liked to have seen you one last time but i didn’t get to. I will see you in Heaven. To all the Waldrop family my prayers are with you.
#17 Mindy 2020-06-19 06:21
Ms. Mary was one beautiful lady inside and out. I loved her every since I was a child.
I can't forget my dear Mr. Ralph. I am glad she is out of pain. Now she is with her love and is happy. Love to the family.
We will all miss her. We all have good memories of them both. Prayers for all.
#16 Harriet Stevenson 2020-06-18 21:30
My sincerest condolences to the family. Mrs. Mary was a special lady and she will be missed by many. You were blessed to have her for so long. I know she is having a great reunion with Mr. Ralph and other loved ones. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.
#15 Cecil&Carol McRacken 2020-06-18 20:47
Bill , Jim and family sorry to hear about Ms Mary’s passing .
I know she will be missed by many. Wish we could be there.
#14 Billy & Edith Morris 2020-06-18 20:09
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Mrs. Mary. I always enjoyed speaking with her when we were in the garage(Morris Garage)
#13 Mary Meeks 2020-06-18 17:20
We are saddened to learn of your mother’s passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Janice & Tommy Meeks
#12 Lisa Knight 2020-06-18 14:50
Jeannie and the Waldrop family, I am so sorry for your loss. I know how much your grandmother meant to you, and my heart is with you during this time of sorrow. Unfortunately, I never had the opportunity to meet Mrs. Waldrop, but I have heard so many delightful stories which through those stories she will continue to be with all of you. I will be praying for the Holy Spirit to bring you comfort.

With much Sympathy,
The Knight family
#11 Sherry M. Williams 2020-06-18 14:20
Our hearts and prayers are with you all. God Bless!
#10 Vicki Hendrix 2020-06-18 12:44
To all the Family-
Mrs. Mary was one of the most beautiful souls I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. I'm so thankful the we crossed paths. May your wonderful memories and knowing how much she loved all of you bring you comfort in the days ahead. My thoughts and prayers will be with you all. Love, Vicki Hendrix
#9 Henry&Judy Longshore 2020-06-18 12:09
We are so sorry to hear of Ms. Mary,s passing. She was such a sweet lady. She always had a kind word to say. I am sure she is spreading love in Heaven waiting for us to join her. May God grant you peace and comfort during this time of grief.
#8 Nancy & Tim Owen 2020-06-18 11:45
We are so sorry to learn of Mrs Mary’s passing. She was one of the kindest and most gentle ladies I have ever known. What a positive impact she has made in our lives and in everyone she touched. May your happy memories give each of you comfort as her love remains with all of us. Our love and prayers for Mrs Mary’s beautiful family. Sincerest heartfelt sympathy, Nancy & Tim Owen
#7 April K Wilson 2020-06-18 11:29
I am so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Mary was one classy lady who always had a smile and a hug for me and my family. My deepest condolences.
#6 Margaret /Heber Long 2020-06-18 11:17
We are so deeply sorry for your loss. We loved Mrs. Waldrop so very much. She was indeed a special lady in so many ways. She will be missed by so many. Prayers for her family.
#5 Devonna Summer 2020-06-18 10:30
We are so sorry for your loss. She was always so spry and full of energy. Prayers for all of the family!!
The Summer Family.
#4 Frieda & Craig Kesler 2020-06-18 10:24
Craig and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. Aunt Mary was such a kind, sweet, loving lady that was loved by many. We enjoyed our visits with her and loved to hear her talk about her Clemson Tigers. You were all blessed by having such a role model in your lives. Cherish those precious memories you made with her, they will be in your heart forever.
Love, Frieda & Craig Kesler
#3 Harriett Rucker 2020-06-18 10:08
You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God's love and your wonderful memories give you comfort at the sad time. Harriett and John Rucker
#2 Wilson Senn 2020-06-18 09:40
Mrs. Mary was such a wonderful lady to have known all of these years, in both my community and church.
I send my love and prayers to all of you at this time.
#1 Brenda Smith 2020-06-18 09:06
To all the Waldrop Family, I’m so sorry for your loss of Mrs. Mary. She was a very, sweet, kind, and fun loving lady. She was always the life of the party. Prayers for the family!