Rebecca (Becky) Haynes Morvil, 82, passed away on September 15, 2014 in Wilmington, NC.
Becky was born October 15, 1931 in Raleigh, NC, the daughter of the late Alfred M. and Sarah Womble Haynes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son Alan Haynes Morvil (September 13, 2002), her sister Adelaide Haynes, and her brother Alfred M. Haynes, Jr. (July 2014).
Becky graduated from Needham Broughton High School in 1950, and Meredith College in 1954 with a degree in elementary education. She taught first and second grade in High Point, NC, and later first grade at Shendoah Elementary School in Miami, FL.
She was a great-granddaughter of Chang Bunker, who with his brother Eng were the world-famous, original Siamese twins. Chang and Eng married sisters Sarah and Adelaide Yates, and together the couples raised 21 children in Mt. Airy, NC.
Becky is survived by her husband of 55 years, David Morvil; her daughter Amy S. Walden and husband Burt; her son Jeff Morvil and wife April; grandchildren Vance, Jonah, Gabriel, David, Sophie and Isabelle of Wilmington, NC; and grandson Cody N. Jones of Flower Mound, TX. Also surviving are sisters-in-law Geri Haynes of Wilmington, NC, and Chase Haynes of Mt. Airy, NC; and cousins Brook McDonald, Bob Wynn, Carol Allman, Rob Besserer, Susan Brown, David Womble and Jane MacLeod.
Rebecca was a very loving wife, parent and grandmother and cherished her family. She was a wonderful and caring wife and had a gentle nature.
Graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 22, 2014 at Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh, NC.
Family will greet friends after the service at the gravesite.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, Wilmington NC or a favorite children’s charity.
Condolences may be sent to www.andrewsmortuary.com