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Rachel Merritt Williamson

November 16, 1935 September 27, 2019
Rachel Merritt Williamson
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Obituary for Rachel Merritt Williamson

Rachel Merritt Williamson, 83, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 27, 2019 at her home.

Rachel was born in Sampson County on November 16, 1935 to the late Herndon L. and Katie Merritt. For many years, Rachel worked as a sales associate with Wal-Mart in Goldsboro. She had attended Providence United Methodist Church. Rachel always enjoyed her many friendships she made with the girls of the Red Hat Society. However, her greatest joy was spending time with family. Rachel was the rock of her family, her husband and children knew that she loved them with all her heart and truly was a blessing to them.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service to celebrate Rachel’s life at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel. Interment will be in Wayne Memorial Park. At other times, the family will receive friends at their home in the MarMac Community.

Rachel is survived by her husband of 61 years, Wiley L. Williamson; daughter, Wanda Williamson Walston and husband Donnie of Fremont; son, Anderson Wiley “Andy” Williamson and wife Rebecca of Washington; grandchildren, Britany Norman and Kayla Jordan; brothers, Edwin T. Taylor Merritt of Wallace, Herndon L. Merritt, Jr. of Currie, Billy Ray Merritt of Reidsville and Alton G. Merritt of Carlsbad, CA; and several nieces and nephews she loved very much.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her infant son, Wiley Anderson Williamson; brothers, T.C. Merritt and Dewey Merritt and sister, Rebecca M. Porter.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given in her memory to the American Heart Association, 3219 Landmark Street, Greenville, NC 27834.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Tuesday

1

Oct

1:00 PM 10/1/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 10/1/2019 2:00:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

1

Oct

2:00 PM 10/1/2019 2:00:00 PM - 2:30 PM 10/1/2019 2:30:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Wayne Memorial Park Final Resting Place

2925 U.S. Hwy. 117 South
Dudley, NC 28333

2925 U.S. Hwy. 117 South Dudley 28333 NC
United States
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