She was born April 9, 1925, in Wabash, Ind., to Gainor Douglas and Zelma T. Ring Scott.
She was a member of the Clay City 1st United Church of Christ, a 1943 graduate of Wabash High School and was Den Mother for Cub Scout Pack #2 in Clay City for many years. She enjoyed camping, gardening, canning, crocheting and quilting and her membership in the Terre Haute YMCA Senior Swim Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Glenn E. Waite, a son, Ezra Waite and two sisters, Alice Baxter and Carol Engelman.
Survivors include four sons, David G. Waite and wife Martha, Clinton, Douglas S. Waite and wife Marlane, Clay City, William P. Waite, and Gary E. Waite and wife Roseanne, Cory, three daughters, Nancy J. Alumbaugh and husband Cletis, Carlisle, Carol J. Gaskins and husband Rick, Sullivan, and Sharon S. McHenry and husband John, Clay City, an aunt, Marjorie Lanning, Columbus, 15 grandchildren, Gregory D. Waite, Steven D.Waite, Andrew S. Waite, Brock W. Waite, Kelsey K. Waite, Kasey N. Waite, Sarah E. Reeves, Molly L. Warren, Benjamin E. Waite, Ryan J. McHenry, Megan J. McHenry, Sean P. McHenry, Molly A. McHenry and Melissa B. McHenry and three great-grandchildren, Jordan Michelle Huxford, Gabrielle Lynn Warren and Corbin S. Waite.
Services will be in the Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Clay City, at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, with visitation from Noon until Services. Burial will be in St. Peter Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Clay City Cub Scout Packs. For more information or to light a candle in her memory, log on to www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com.