Ouida Mae Waddell, 75, died Tuesday, April 15, 2008 in Abilene. Her funeral service will be held at 2:30 PM on Friday, April 18th at the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel, 5750 HWY 277 South. Viewing and visitation will be from 1:00 PM until service time.
Ouida was born on August 12, 1932 in Waller, Texas the daughter of Limuel Jackson Streetman and Lenora Simmons Streetman. She grew up in Rotan. She lived in Pasadena for a short time and later moved to Anson where she managed Dairy Queens in Anson, Hamlin, Knox City and Rotan. She was a member of the Pioneer Drive Baptist Church. Ouida loved to fish and spent lots of time at her cabin at Stamford Lake.
Survivors include her sons, Terry Waddell and John Waddell both of Seabrook; her grandchildren, Amanda Waddell and Billy Joe Waddell; and her former husband, B.J. Waddell and his wife Frankie of Roby.
I have known Ouida most of her life having been born and grow up in Rotan. She was in my class and I have seen her occasionally at our school reunions.
My heart and prayers go out to the family. I know she will be truly missed in your lives.
God Bless.......Wanda Alllen Brown
Wanda Allen BrownMidland, TX
Ouida and I worked together at a local truck stop many years ago and she always had a smile on her face and a encouraging word or piece of advice to all. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Michele GreenAbilene, TX
I would like too take ths time too say I am praying for each of you.
Joanna GarnerHamlin, TX
Ouida was such a lovely person. Now that she has completed her mission in this worldnow she is young again and free from worry and pain. My sympathies to the loved ones that she left behind.
Vicky AlmaguerAbilene, TX
May God bless you each and be with you at this time, my prayers are with you each. Joanna, Kajsa,and Thomas
Joanna GarnerHamlin, TX
im so sorry for your loss made god bess and comfort you lesta
lesta garnerhamlin, TX
John and Terry I worked for your Mother in Hamlin for many years as a teenager and later as an adult and I loved her very much. I would see her every chance I could over the years. She was an inspiration in my live and her caring influence and love has never left me. You and your family will be in my heart and my prayers.
Brenda PerezAbilene, TX
Mrs. Wadell was on my Meals on Wheels route. I saw her almost every Wednesday over the past year. She was always so pleasant, sweet, happy and appreciative. She was concerned about me when the weather was too hot, cold, rainy or windy. She was one of my favorites. My children and I will truly miss her
Amy EdingtonAbilene, TX
Terry and John, I send my deepest sympathy. Ouida was a very special lady. You are both in my thoughts and my prayers. Jeanna Garner Patterson
Jeanna Garner PattersonWills Point, TX