Rachel Lee Blanton Croom, 85, of Wallace passed gently from her earthly life on Monday, January 1, 2018 at Vidant Duplin Hospital
She was born October 18, 1932 in Pender County, the daughter of the late Earnest Blanton and Lacy Rivenbark Blanton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Paul Croom and son, Richard Croom.
Rachel is survived by her sons, Mitchell Glenn Croom (Ona) and Carlton Ray Croom; daughters, Patricia Lynn Klink (Allen) and Laurie Ann Vernon (Ben); grandchildren, April Camarena, Lisa Croom, Rebecca Coleman, Richard Hunter, Jimmy Sheffield, Jessie Sheffield, and Melissa Lewis; sixteen great grandchildren; sister, Faye Rivenbark; brothers, Carson, Wayne and Steve Blanton; and many nieces and nephews.
Rachel was a kind and gentle soul who dearly loved her family. She was a caring and wonderful mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. A beautiful smile, joyful spirit, and a love for her Lord were all a part of Rachel’s life. Rachel was loved and will be missed.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Burgaw Chapel with visitation following service. The Rev. Dean Walker will conduct the service. Burial will be private.
Shared memories and condolences may be sent to the family by selecting "Guestbook" above.
Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Burgaw.
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MAY GOD'S BLESSINGS be with the CROOM ,BLANTON AND RIVENBARK Family's during this time of beaverment.
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