SEARCY, Rebecca, age 87, of Dayton, a native of Thomaston, GA, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Hospice of Dayton. Rebecca accepted Christ at a young age, and was a member of Bethel Primitive Baptist Church where she served faithfully as the church secretary. She was one of seventeen children. She enjoyed cooking, family, sewing, and quilting. Rebecca brought a smile and joy to everyone she came across, her faith in God, love for her family, and strong character brought comfort and joy to everyone she encountered. She made sure to take care of everyone that she could without hesitation or complaints, and for that she will be truly missed.
Preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Searcy. She leaves to mourn her passing, sister, Ruthie Lee Childs; brother-in-law, Nathaniel Searcy; children, Willie (Delores) Searcy and Katherine Searcy; grand-, great-, and great-great grandchildren, Darrell, Nichelle, Tamika, Nikia, Sherria, Juanta, Destiny, Jasmine, JaHanna, Jason, JaReaun, Ja’Prie, Claire, and Madison; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and loved ones.
Service 11 am Saturday, July 27, at Omega Baptist Church, 1821 Emerson Ave. Rev. Arnita Peavy officiating. Visitation 10 am at which time family will receive friends. Interment West Memory Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc. The family extends their appreciation and thanks to Hospice of Dayton, Caregivers, and Staff, and everyone who cared for her and loved her over the years.
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