L.Z. Waits Jr. went to his heavenly home on December 27, 2021. He was born on February 16, 1938 to the late Sterlin and Georgia Waits. L.Z. married his sweetheart, Burma Mae in 1963 and together they had one son, Troy. L.Z. was of the Baptist faith and was a hardworking man who loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He enjoyed listening to gospel music, loved flowers, and most importantly, he adored his granddaughter, Jessica.
In addition to his parents, L.Z. is preceded in death by his siblings; Mary Twilley, Martha Shellnut, Margie Carter, and J.B (Sonny Boy) Waits. He is survived by his loving wife; Burma Mae Waits, his son; Troy Lee (Donna) Waits, sister; Betty Johnston, and granddaughter; Jessica Waits (Jason Cantrell).
The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. Funeral services for Mr. Waits will be on December 30, 2021 at Clark Funeral Home Chapel beginning at 2:00pm with Alton Williams and Harold Turner officiating. Interment will follow at Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery with Micheal Fry, Steve Fry, Jason Cantrell, Justin Johnston, Matthew Arnold, Gary Romines, and Charles Ledford serving as pallbearers.
Clark Funeral Home is honored to care for the family during this difficult time.