Rita Gillen Archbell

Published 7:22 pm Friday, January 2, 2009

By Staff
Rita Gillen Archbell, 60, of Aurora died Wednesday, December 31, 2008 at home.
She is survived by one son, Michael Carawan and wife, Richall, of Panama City, Fla.; one daughter, Carla Spellman and husband, Dysoaneik, of Aurora, one brother, Charles Gillen and wife, Bernice, of Newton Grove, two sisters, Mary Ann Tart-Lauver and husband, James, of Erwin, and Linda Cashwell and husband, Jerry, of Autryville; and seven grandchildren, Vanna Carawan, Brandon Carawan, Christopher Carawan, Kara Carawan, Jasmine Jones, Alexia Spellman and Aaliyah Spellman and a vast host of family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at White Hill FWB Church at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 3, 2009 with the Rev. John Carawan officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, January 2, at Bryant Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family asked that memorial contributions be made to Bryant Funeral Home, P.O. Box 99, Alliance, NC 28509.
Arrangements by Bryant Funeral &Cremations, Alliance.
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