Valerie Jean Wayman

1956 - 2023

Valerie Jean Wayman, 66, of Winston Salem, NC, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2023, after a
valiant battle with lung cancer.

Valerie was born on August 24, 1956, to the late George and Queen Esther Wayman in Baltimore, MD.
Valerie was an only child.

Valerie graduated from Walbrook High School and continued her education at Baltimore City
Community College.

In the summer of 1979, Valerie welcomed her only son, Troi. As a young adult, Valerie played the piano
and had a profound love for animals.

Valerie enjoyed reading, crafts and solving puzzles in the last years of her life. Valerie was known to
never miss an opportunity to watch a horror film. Valerie touched many lives with her bold and strong-
minded nature. Valerie left an unforgettable impression on people with her witty and tenacious spirit.

Valerie was preceded in death by her parents, George and Queen Esther Wayman. She is survived by
her loving son and wife, Troi and Kim, her grandchildren, Kori and Rodney, the father of her son and
long-time companion, Ralph Lee, and a host of extended family members and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 12 pm at Davis Memorial Chapel.
Bowman Gray Campus, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. 300 S Hawthorne Rd, Winston-Salem, NC
27103. Please Park in the Hawthorne Employee Parking Deck on Hawthorne Road, directly across from
the chapel.


7 tributes for Valerie Jean Wayman

  1. Ronda Mason

    Ms. Valerie was a joy to be around. When I first met her she welcomed me and my kids with open arms. She will be missed.

  2. Charlene Rhyne

    I’m so thankful to have met Miss Valerie. We became close but my aunt from the first day they met love her. My family will miss her. Tori and family thank you for sharing her with my family. Rest Miss Val
    We love you

  3. LaToya Jackson

    Sending prayers of comfort and peace during your time of grief.

  4. Danielle Pabon

    Sending prayers and love. Continue to rest in peace Ms. Valerie

  5. Troi Lee

    O Lord, I pray that your face would shine on my dear mother, who has left her mortal body. It is hard to let her go, but I know I will see her again one day. Deliver her into your glorious heaven and shelter her soul under your wings, for blessed are those who die in the Lord.
    Rest well Mom, I love and will miss you! Until we meet again….

  6. Kim Lee

    I am forever grateful for the opportunity to know and love Valerie Jean Wayman. We loved each other through thick and thin. My MIL helped me learn the power of love, forgiveness, and God’s grace. I will smile in her memory, remember her presence, appreciate her love for God and her family, and most importantly, know that she will always shine upon us.

    With much love and respect forever. Rest in peace.

  7. Aprylle

    You will be deeply missed. Rest in paradise


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