HENDERSON — Rebecca Witherspoon “Becky” Perkinson, 68, a resident of South Clearview Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Born on Jan. 18, 1953, in Harford County, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Witherspoon and Helen Goodpasture Witherspoon.

Becky co-founded Blessed Hope Baptist Church with her husband in February 1984, where she was a member of WMU. She was employed as an OB tech at Maria Parham Health.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 29, 2021, at 4 p.m. at Blessed Hope Baptist Church by the Rev. Donnie Perkinson and the Rev. Wayne Clark. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens.

She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Donald Perkinson of the home; two daughters, Angie Perkinson Leamy (Greg) of McGee’s Crossroads and Donna Perkinson Seifert (Clem) of Wilmington; six grandchildren, Lauren Thorp (Chris), Megan Rogers, Avery Snoddy, Lucas Snoddy, Guy Seifert and Becker Seifert; one great grandson, Tristan Thorp; and two sisters, Betty Talbert and Mary Holder.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2:30 p.m. until 3:50 p.m. at Blessed Hope Baptist Church. At other times they will be at the home.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Shawn Pegram, Chris Pegram, Tyler Pegram, the Rev. Wayne Clark, Eric Martin and Kevin Pruitt. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Deacons of Blessed Hope Baptist Church and Ray Hanford, Danny Stevenson, Jack Robertson, Tom Hilliard and Tommy Blanks.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Blessed Hope Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1418, Henderson, NC 27536

Becky was a kind, generous, and loving wife, mother and Nannie. Everyone who knew her loved her and was blessed by her sweet spirit and smile. The family would like to give a special thanks to Kindred Hospice and especially Casey and Latonya for their loving and compassionate care given to Becky.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

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