Family Login:

Willie Dell Rabun
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • North Charleston United Methodist Church
    1125 E. Montague Avenue
    North Charleston, SC 29405
  • and/or
  • Roper Hospice
    1483 Tobias Gadson Blvd., Suite 208
    Charleston, SC 29407

Share This Obituary
Message from the Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Willie by adding your memories and photos.


Arrangements made by

J. Henry Stuhr Northwoods Chapel

2180 Greenridge Road
North Charleston, SC 29406
Get Directions

Profile of J. Henry Stuhr Northwoods Chapel

View Phone Number
View Fax Number

Memories & Candles

“Dear Claudia and Jackie,You have both been in my thoughts and prayers after hearing of your Mom's death. All kinds of wonderful and cherished...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Olivia Ann Harley-Greene - TN

“My sincere sympathy for the loss of your dear mother. She and my mother were lifelong friends. May cherished memories bring you comfort and peace. (I...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Lois cain - pinopolis, SC

“SORRY FOR YOU LOSS. GOD WILL be with you all. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: S.WASHINGTON

“Claudia & Jacquelyn,You have lost a truly, sweet lady. Of course, I don't have to tell you girls how great she was. Mr. Rabun talked about her just...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Doris Peeples - Moncks Corner, SC

“Dear Jackie and Claudia,I'm so very sorry about your mom. She was one of my very favorite customers at the beauty shop. She was always so much fun. I...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jennifer McKeehan - Summerville, SC

“My prayers are with Claudia, Jackie and the entire family. She raised 2 fine daughters and is at peace. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Janet Spencer - SC

“Claudia and Jackie, our hearts go out to you in your loss. We love you. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Earl and Nadine Copeland - SC

“Jackie and ClaudiaThe Curry family wishes to express our deepest sympathy for the passing of your mother. May God look down on both of your parents...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: James and Cyndy Curry - SC

“Jackie, Claudia and family please know that my thoughts and prayers of comfort are with you at this time. Mrs. Rabun was such a good friend to me and...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Joyce Young - N. Charleston, SC

“Claudia and family, You are all in my thoughts at this time. I hope you have many wonderful experiences with her that cause you to smile as you...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Sherry Martschink - Summerville, SC

“Jackie and Claudia, Chris and I are sorry to hear about your mother's passing. We will keep your family in our prayers. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Pam and Chris Christmas - SC

Willie Dell Rabun, 97, of North Charleston, SC, widow of Jack A. Rabun died Thursday, December 27, 2018. Her Funeral Service will be held Monday, December 31, 2018 in the North Charleston United Methodist Church, 1125 E. Montague Avenue at 12:00 pm. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Batesburg Cemetery. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel.

Willie Dell Smoak Rabun was born May 25, 1921 to William Connor and Ebbie Dell Goodwin Smoak. She was married to Jack Alexander Rabun from 4/23/1947 to his death on 6/10/1990. Willie Dell was one of seven siblings. She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters: Allie Lee Smoak Spell (Bill), Howard Smoak (Dolly), Dr. J. C. Smoak (Dot), Barbara Smoak Spell (D.T.), Charles Smoak and Francis Guy Smoak (Millie). Willie Dell was also predeceased by her nieces, Delores S. Reeves and Helen Caldwell Spell along with her nephew, J. C. Smoak, Jr. In addition, she was predeceased by a much loved sister-in-law, Frances L. Rabun and mother-in-law, Jamima Warren Rabun. Mrs. Rabun was a member of North Charleston United Methodist Church for 50 plus years.

Mrs. Rabun is survived by her twin daughters, Claudia Rabun Bentley (Ed) and Jacquelyn Rabun Novak. Granddaughters Michelle and Lane Bentley. She is also survived by David T. and Barbara Spell, Charlene and Pierre Gauthier, Millicent and Robert Pealer, Cindy and Frank Carron, Jody Reeves, Dr. Thomas Reeves, Tim Smoak, Kim Smoak Gue, Susan Donnan.

Our family is grateful for Dr.'s Patrick Conway, Stuart Eads and the wonderful and caring staff of Roper Hospice and Homecare. A special acknowledgement to Mom's care workers Aletha Ancrum, Angie Crocker and Renee Watkins, who have spent the last two years supporting and meeting mama's needs. The church ladies, Juanita Gatch and Judy Davis for their visits. A special thanks for Pastor Richard Reams.

Memorials may be made to North Charleston United Methodist Church, 1125 E. Montague Avenue, North Charleston, SC, 29405 and/or Roper Hospice, 1483 Tobias Gadson Blvd., Suite 208, Charleston, SC, 29407.