Obituary for Virginia Waples

    • Name: Virginia Waples
    • Home Town: Shallotte
    • Date of Death: 04/19/2019
    • Birth Place: Salley, SC
    • Birth Date: 09/07/1927
    • Service Date: 04/27/2019 at 04:00 PM
    • Visit Times: Following the service
    • Service Place: Camp United Methodist Church, Shallotte

    Virginia “Ginny” Waples, 91, of Shallotte, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Good Friday April 19, 2019.

    She was the daughter of the late Ralph and Gervis Newman, born on September 7, 1927 in Salley, SC.

    She was a graduate of Winthrop College in Rockhill, SC. She taught high school in Lexington, SC and spent some time working for the US State Department in Washington DC before settling down to care for her family in Maryland. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

    Also preceding her in death was her sister, Carolyn Mathias.

    Surviving is her loving husband of 68 years, William “Bill” Waples and four children; daughters, Karen Cota (Mark) of Augusta, GA, Linda Tuttle (Mort) of Woodbridge, VA, Judy Miller (John) of Augusta, GA; and son, Robert Waples (Deborah) of Milton, GA; grandchildren, Kelly, Whitney, Erin, Caitlyn, Josh, Tobin, Jessica, Jacob, Morgan, Meredith, and Michael; great-grandchildren, Landon, Rylee, Millie and Corbin; sisters, Patricia  Hamilton (Red) of Birmingham, AL, Bennie Fisher (Paul) of Landis, NC; .

    A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 4:00pm at Camp United Methodist Church, in Shallotte, visitation will follow the service.

    Online condolences can be made at

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Virginia to Camp United Methodist Church or Lower Cape Fear Hospice on their websites.

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte

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