SHELBY- Rachel Walker Lail, 72, of Shelby, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013.
Rachel was born in Shelby on Aug. 5, 1940, to Lawson Elmo and Almera Price Walker.
She graduated from Polkville High School and then the University of Florida
. Rachel worked as a Certified Dietary Manager and Food Protection Professional for Fair Haven Home for 17 years.
Rachel is survived by Alan and Sandra Lail, Darrell and Morgan Rice, and Shannon Lail of Mount Pleasant, S.C.; Patti and Melanie Allen of Ellabell, Ga.; Alan and Rachel Manuszak of Sumter, S.C.; Lee and Kara Lail and Lindsay Luckadoo of Ellenboro; and other family and friends.
Rachel was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Nancy Rebecca Walker.
Rachel loved the Lord and attended Bethel Baptist Church in Shelby.
The family wishes to thank Fair Haven Home for all their consideration and love during this time.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour before the funeral.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Sandy Plains Baptist Church
Officiated By: Pastor Jerry Lail
Burial: After the service
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her name to Hospice of Rutherford County, 374 Hudlow Rd., Forest City, NC 28043
Guest Registry: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com