October 21, 2013, Heaven received another angel, Audrey Jean Bowen Waycaster, 73 passed away at her home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Waycaster was originally from Portsmouth, Virginia moved to Old Fort, North Carolina and then moved to Jacksonville, Florida. Mrs. Audrey loved children as she was a teacher and dietician at Wesconnect Baptist Daycare and Nursery for many years. As her children grew, their friends and most of the neighborhood children became extended family. She will always be remembered for her kindness and her never ending amount of love. Mrs. Waycaster is preceded in Heaven by her mother Edna Bell Bowen and father Ernest Abbington Bowen, Sr., her husband, Frank Lee Waycaster and her brother-in-law, Martin Gallion. She is survived by her sister Mary Gallion of Lawtey, her brother Ernest (Joe) Bowen, of Orange Park. Also her children and their spouses: Beatrice Echols (Mike) of Jacksonville, Joey Mangiafico (Cindy) of Sanderson, Abby Cavender (Ken ) of Jacksonville, Tommy Waycaster (Laura) of Jacksonville, Timmy Waycaster (Kelly) of Green Cove Springs, Frank Lee Waycaster, Jr. (Ronnette) of St. Augustine, (Cindy) Millie Vogel (Eddie) of Jacksonville, Carol Ciopryna (Mike) of Jacksonville and JR Ballou (Leslie) of Baldwin, Mrs. Waycaster has 21 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews and extended family.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 10:00 AM in the Chapel of Holly Hill Funeral Home, 3601 Old Jennings Rd. Middleburg, FL 32068. (904)282-9336. with Rev. Al Paulson, Sr. officiating. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home. Intermennt will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park. Post tributes at www.hollyhillfunerals.com