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Rebecca Lorraine Spell Watkins


Rebecca Lorraine Spell Watkins, 92, of Drewry, NC passed away Monday, September 13, 2021.

Lorraine was born in Franklin County to the late Delbert B. Spell and Glennie Lester. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, canning and was an active member in her church.

Graveside services will be held Friday, September 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Carolina Memorial Gardens officiated by Reverend Bill Riley with special speaker, Randy Curtis.

She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Deborah Smith Pulley of Norlina and Lisa Smith Willis of Norlina; two sons, Stanley Smith of Stem and Kenneth R. Smith of Stem; a sister, Carol Medlin of Butner; a brother, Donnie Spell of Dunn; nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 5 great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, W.H. Smith and her second husband, James L. Watkins.

Flowers are kindly accepted.


  • Darnelle Averre Posted September 15, 2021 4:23 pm

    Kenneth & Stanley, Sorry to hear about your mom. My prayer to each of you is that God will give you peace and understanding today and the days ahead. Sending hugs to each of you.

  • Brad Boris Posted September 16, 2021 2:07 pm

    Kenneth, I will remember your Mother fondly. She was very friendly & kind towards me. I pray the memories of her will always give you comfort.

  • Jo Martin (Manson NC) Posted September 16, 2021 6:48 pm

    May knowing you’re in the hearts and thoughts of others help you through this time of sorrow. It was a pleasure to have known Lorraine.
    We had lots of laughs during our phone calls. Will miss her. Prayer are with the family

  • Charlie & Lori Forsythe Posted September 17, 2021 3:33 pm

    Sending our love and prayers to the entire family

  • Mike & Renee Mangum Posted September 17, 2021 5:19 pm

    Mike and I have you in our thoughts and Prayers. So sorry to hear about your loss. God Bless You All

  • Marie Jones Posted September 18, 2021 11:56 am

    Praying for comfort for the family. We were neighbors in Butner for many years. Very sweet lady..Doug snd Marie Jones

  • Cathy Creveling Posted October 25, 2021 1:20 am

    Sorry for the loss of your mom but I noticed in the obituary that my mom, Loraines other sister was not mentioned. She had a middle sister SILVIE MEEKER TAYLOR OF STANTONSBURG preceded in death Dec 11, 2021.

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