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Lydia Rainwater

July 12, 1950 — March 7, 2024

Lydia Dianne Rainwater, 73, of Hamlet went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 7, 2024 at Richmond County Hospice Haven surrounded by her family.

Lydia was born July 12, 1950 in Richmond County, a daughter of the late Edward and Juanita White. She spent most of her time working as a Human Resources Manager for numerous retail companies. She was a member of Touch Of Grace Free Will Baptist Church where she attended while she was able to go. She is preceded in death by her sisters Edna Lee White and Jan Nichols.

She leaves behind her husband, Jerry “Eddie” Rainwater, children; Kristel Dawn McIntyre (Frank) of Rockingham, NC, Robert Paul Wiggins, Jr. of Belmont, NC, Hollie Leigh Turner of Rockingham, NC, grandchildren; Rev. Zack Keuthan, Kailey Keuthan, Jordan McIntyre, Chloe Wiggins, Jessica McIntyre, Dylan McIntyre, Landon Turner, Nathan Turner, Maleigha Turner, 9 great-grandchildren, brothers; Edward White, III (Patsy) and Jeff White (Kathy) and her canine companion Rami.

A celebration of life will be held at 2pm, Saturday, March 16, 2024 at Abundant Life Church with Rev. John Daniels and Rev. Zack Keuthan officiating.  

Family will receive friends following the celebration. 

Memorials may be made to the Rockingham VFW Post 4203, attn. Eddie Dean, 106 Old River Rd, Rockingham, NC 28379.  

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