Rebecca “Becky” Orbison Waller, 75, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Monday, February 21, 2022, at her residence. She was born on March 6, 1946, in Iredell County, N.C., to the late Edward and Beulah Parker Orbison.

Ms. Waller was a lifelong member of Concordia Lutheran Church in China Grove, where she was a Sunday School teacher, youth leader, and drove the church bus. She was also a Girl Scout, Boy Scout, and 4H leader. Ms. Waller was an EMT and firefighter for Atwell Fire Department. She enjoyed sewing and gardening flowers and vegetables.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Peggy Stuart and Frances Karriker; and brothers, Darrell Orbison, Cecil Orbison, and Wayne Orbison.

She is survived by her children, Melinda Dabbs (Kenny), Julia Houck (Leonard), Robert Waller (Debbie); brothers, Phillip Orbison (Patty Morrow), and Edward Orbison Jr. (Frances); sisters, Catherine Love (Bill), Phyllis Honeycutt, and Patty Jean Orbison; 18 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be private.

Memorials may be made to Concordia Lutheran Church, 185 Concordia Church Rd, China Grove, NC 28023 or Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081 or Alzheimer’s Association, 5171 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27612.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Waller family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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