Faye D. Rawls

Published 9:37 am Thursday, November 21, 2013

GREENVILLE – Mrs. Faye Dickens Rawls, age 80, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 15, 2013.

Mrs. Rawls was born January 5, 1933 in Halifax County, NC, the daughter of the late Felix Edward Dickens and Amanda Dickens. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Harold Rawls; a son, H. Keith Rawls; sisters, Audrey Bunting, Emily Long, Flora Glenn Hardy, and Brenda Hardy; and her brothers, Laverne Dickens and Haywood Dickens.

Known by many names, whether it was Faye, Mama, Granny or Miss Faye, she was a loving unselfish woman who exemplified what it means to be a caregiver. Her dedication and sacrifice for her family were only exceeded by the love she had for her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Her sweet and humble spirit truly affected all who crossed her path. She will remain always an example to those who loved her so dearly. She was a member of Ebenezer Assembly of God Church. .

She is survived by her sons, Michael Rawls and his wife, Cecile, of Greenville, Mark Rawls and his wife, Marie, of Windsor, and David Rawls of Williamston; a daughter-in-law, Jennie Rawls of Williamston; her grandchildren, Brian Rawls, Valerie Verdin, Stacey Wiggins, Morgan Nichols, Chase Rawls, Elizabeth Revels and Rachel Rawls; her step-grandchildren, Brittaney Ratzlaff and Michael Cseko; her great grandchildren, Isabella Wiggins, Ashton Wiggins and Mariah Verdin; and her sisters, Mary Virginia Jernigan, Joyce Brett, and Anne Futrell.

Funeral services were held Monday, November 18, 2013 at Ebenezer Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Timmy Parker and the Rev. Ralph Rawls officiating.  Burial followed at EdgewoodCemetery in Windsor.

Arrangements were handled by Massey Funeral Home in Aulander.