Mrs. Rita Calloway, 88, of McDonough, passed away March 12, 2011. She was born in Mobile, Ala., to the late Joseph Harris and Mary Gerichivich Renteria. Her husband of 45 years, Louie Wayman Calloway, Sr., preceded her in death. Rita was a parishioner of St. James the Apostle Catholic Church, and enjoyed tending to her house plants. Survivors include her son, Louie Calloway, of Hemphill, Texas; best friend, Mary Binkley, of McDonough; niece, Jeannie Starr, of Jonesboro. A funeral mass will be held Thursday, March 17, at 10:30 a.m., at the St. James the Apostle Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park. Friends may visit the family Wednesday, from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Contributions are asked to be made to St. James the Apostle Catholic Church, in memory of Rita. Haisten Funeral Home, 1745 Zack Hinton Parkway South, McDonough, Ga. 30253, is in charge of arrangements, (770) 914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.