Rebecca Royster Perry, 82, passed away on Monday, August 28, 2023, in Winston-Salem, N.C. She was born on April 12, 1941, in Rutherford County, N.C., to the late George Leland Royster and Bernice Greene Royster.

In addition to her parents, Rebecca was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Dale Perry; and by her son, David Bryan Perry.

Rebecca is survived by her son, Bruce Wayne Perry (Stacey); her daughter-in-law, Kimberly Perry; her grandchildren, Marie-Katherine Perry, Madeleine-Grace Perry, Issabelle Perry, Anneliese Perry, and Rachel Beth Perry; and her step-grandchildren, Justin Lindley, Gabrielle Clary (Kevin), Marisa Greene, and Andrew Greene.

Rebecca graduated in 1959 from Graham High School in Graham, N.C. She also attended Burlington Business College and worked for many years as a secretary.

Rebecca and Dale owned “Leather & Gifts,” located on Signal Hill Drive in Statesville, N.C., for four years. Rebecca also owned “Rebecca’s Accessories & Gifts” in Hamptonville, N.C., for almost 10 years.

She was a member of Beulah Baptist Church in Statesville, N.C., and was also a member of the church choir.

Services for Mrs. Perry will be held on Sunday, September 3, 2023, at Catawba Baptist Church, 102 First Street NW, Catawba, NC 28609. Visitation will be from 1:30 until 3 p.m. The funeral service will begin at 3 p.m. with Pastor Derek Jones officiating.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Perry family.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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