Hilda Roebuck Rawls
Hilda Roebuck Rawls
  • December 9, 1918 - November 5, 2016
  • North Carolina

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Hilda Florence Rawls of Williamston, NC went to be with her Lord, Saturday October 5, 2016 in Brian Center Rehab Facility in Yanceyville, NC.
She was born in Bear Grass, NC on December 9, 1918. She was preceded in death by her husband Elbert Rawls. They met in high school and were married in 1939. When Elbert Rawls died in 1999 they had been married 60 years. Hilda was also preceded in death by her 3 sisters and 1 brother to which she was very close: Zelma Cowan, Sally Foland, Ruth Price, all from Williamston, NC, Vernon Roebuck, from Rocky Mount.
They have 2 sons: Phil Rawls and Ronnie Rawls:
Phil & his wife Sue live in Martinsville, VA and have 2 daughters: Dana Rawls Pearsall & Husband Keith from Chapel Hill: Hilda's Great Grandchildren: Harrison, Philip, Ariana, Buck & Cacki. Stephanie Rawls Suraci & Husband Dean from Wilmington, NC. They have 3 children: Hilda's great grandchildren are: Elizabeth, Morgan & Haley.
Ronnie Rawls and his wife Gail live in Asheville NC and have 1 child, Ann Marie Rawls Ford from Arden, NC and Hilda's great grandchild is Sadie.
Hilda was very involved with her Church: Williamston Presbyterian Church in Williamston, NC. They joined this church in 1955 and loved their church family. During her years, there Hilda served as the Presbyterian Women's Secretary, Treasurer, Circle Member, and always worked behind the scenes helping wherever needed. Hilda loyally served her community by working at the Martin County Tax Office until she retired.
Hilda's other accomplishments: She was Valedictorian of her Class of 1937, She was awarded by the Presbyterian Women in 1995 as an Honorary Life Membership Award, she was a Member of the DAR, of which she was very proud
The family would like to extend a Special Thank You to the Staff of Brian Center Yanceyville who lovingly cared for her over the last 2 years and also a special Thank You to the Hospice Staff who cared for her the last few weeks of her life.
Visitation will be held Tuesday November 8, 2016 at Biggs Funeral Home in Williamston, NC from 6:30 to 8:00. The Graveside Service will be held at Martin Memorial Gardens on Wednesday November 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm.

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