Ms. Waddell was a member of Metropolis First Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, John Tim Waddell of Metropolis and Joseph Waddell and wife Melissa of Paducah; one sister, Jolene Waddell Fontenot and husband Michael of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren, Timothy Derek Waddell and wife Julia, David Russell Waddell, Brent Daniel Waddell, Angela Renee Gilmer and husband Christopher, Ashly Helen Mason, Leah Waddell and Stephanie Waddell; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two brothers, Gary Orval Beal and Charles Michael Beal; one sister, Carol Jean Rutherford; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Orval and Lucille McMan Beal; one son, Charles Daniel Waddell; one grandson, Bryan Joseph Waddell; and one daughter-in-law, Theresa Gale “Tanner” Waddell.
Graveside service was held Thursday at Metropolis Memorial Gardens with David Waddell officiating.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home of Metropolis was in charge of arrangements.