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Oct. 30, 1957-July 30, 2012

Bonita "Missy" Waters Coley, 54, Goldsboro, departed her earthly life Monday, July 30, 2012, at Laurel Regional Hospital in Laurel, Md.

Bonita was educated in the Wayne County public schools, and finished her education and graduated along with her son in 1990 from Wayne Community College.

She was employed more than 16 years at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Commissary until her declining health.

"Missy" was preceded in her death by her father, George "Tony" Reid; late husband, Ollin "O.C." Coley; her grandmother, Dorothy "Dot" Waters; and grandfather, Armus "Spunk" Waters.

Bonita "Missy" leaves to cherish her precious memories her mother, Bonnie W. McKoy; three children, son, Claude "Dude" Waters, and daughters, Katrice Y. "Tricey" Waters and Marquita D "Keeda" Waters; six grandsons, DeVante L. Da Shaunti L. Da Juan L., Tyquan S. and Jamillyon D. Waters and Jabacchus Russell; a granddaughter, Iswauna "Quana" Waters; great-grandson, Corinthian Waters; great-granddaughter, Arianna Chavis; siblings, Bernice Reid, sister, and Wilbert Reid, brother; nephews, Eric "Coach Reid" Reid and Cory Reid; niece, April Reid all of Goldsboro; a great-great-uncle, Eddie Lese Moses of Washington, D.C.; a very special aunt, Clarissa Crawford; a special uncle, Clarence Sutton of Temple Heights, Md.; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Family and friends will be received at 604 S. Pineview Ave., Goldsboro.

A viewing will be held Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, from 2 to 7 p.m. at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations of Goldsboro.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at noon at Philadelphia Community Church, 357 Hare Road, Goldsboro, with Dr. the Rev. Gregory Jones, pastor of Place of Refuge, officiating. Interment will follow at Old Mill Cemetery.

Please arrive for the processional from 604 S. Pineview Ave. an hour before the funeral.

J.B. Rhodes III Funeral Home and Cremations of Goldsboro is respectfully serving the family of Ms. Bonita "Missy" Coley.


Published in Obituaries on August 9, 2012 1:49 PM