Waynesville – Rita Ann Thomas Daniels, 58, of Waynesville passed away Thursday afternoon (September 8, 2022) at Candler Hospital in Savannah after an extended illness.
Born in Brunswick, GA her parents were Edward Lamar “Buddy” Thomas and Patricia Ann Lorie Hope. She is also preceded in death by a brother, Joey Thomas; and a sister, Evelyn Crosby.
Rita was a homemaker and a member of Bay Harbor Brantley Church of God. Rita loved talking on her phone, watching TV and tending to her children. She had a big heart and will be missed by many.
Survivors include her husband, Richard Daniels of Waynesville; 6 sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Daniels of Brunswick, Adam Daniels (Nicki) of Hortense, Josh Daniels (Jessica) of Hortense, Timothy Daniels (Kaitlyn) of Jacksonville, NC, Tyler Daniels of Blackshear and Jaylen Daniels (Erin) of Nahunta; a daughter, Ida Daniels of Waynesville; 18 grandchildren, Dawson Daniels (Kasi), Emilee Daniels, Cassidy Bridges, Isaac Daniels, Addi Daniels, Reagan Daniels, Wyatt Daniels, Tymber Daniels, Kaiden Daniels, Hayden Daniels, Dalton Daniels, Brinson Daniels, Saylah Daniels, Kyliah Ann Daniels, Kyson Daniels, Brian O’Neal, Keria Davis and Samantha O’Neal; a great grandchild, Amelia Daniels; 2 brothers, James Thomas of Savannah and Roy Merrell of Brunswick; 6 sisters, Marie Brandon of FL, Virginia Hall of Brunswick, Linda Harris of Brunswick, Brenda Lowman of FL, Christine Moody of Brunswick and Nancy McGee of Waynesville; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation will be held Wednesday evening (September 14, 2022) from 6pm-8pm at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
A funeral service will be held Thursday morning (September 15, 2022) at 11am at the Chapel of Frye Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Gill officiating. Burial will follow in Daniels Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be T.J. Cady, Chris Scott, Chad Head, Chris Singletary, Robert Daniels, and Jamie Daniels.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com.