Charles E. Waits, 79, was born on November 18, 1942. He transitioned on November 19, 2021. He was preceded in death by his son, Herbert Lee Waits and wife, Murline Sanders-Waits. He leaves to cherish his memories: three sons, Charles (Teresa) Waits Jr., Willies “Jay” (Kim) Waits, and Michael (Tenisha) Waits; one daughter, Surlenstine Waits; three brothers, Clevester Waits, Walter Gene Waits and Jerry Lee Waits (Towanda); and, a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and family.
Funeral service: 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 1, 2021, Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 800 Page Mill Road, North Little Rock. Burial follows at Rest Hills Cemetery, North Little Rock. Walk-through visitation is Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 12 noon to 4:30 p.m., Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 Chester Street, Little Rock. Masks are required. Social spacing is observed.