Rebecca Harris Batten
March 25, 1942 – February 13, 2017
WENDELL – Rebecca Harris Batten, 74, died Monday. She was born in Franklin County to the late Ruben & Lessie Weaver Harris. She retired from Nationwide Insurance & later worked at Walmart for many years and enjoyed living with her friends at Robinwood. Mrs. Rebecca loved to talk with people and thought the world of her family. No matter what struggles she went through she never lost sight of her faith in God. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Nelson Batten, & brother, Durwood Harris.
Funeral service 11 am, Saturday, Baptist Tabernacle Church with burial in the church cemetery.
She is survived by her son, Chris Batten (Wanda) of KY, siblings, Earl Harris(Sue) of Knightdale, Rose Richardson of Wilmington, Rachel Ricks (Ken) of Knightdale, Carolyn Stevens (Sefton) of Wendell, grandchildren, Annalysa Batten, Sadie Batten, & great grandchildren, Nicholas & Autumn.
Visitation 6-7:30, Friday night, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.