Rachel Robertson Holt, 89, of Albemarle, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Bethany Woods and Nursing Rehab. Her funeral service will be 4 Pm Sunday August 25, 2019 at the Albemarle Wesleyan Church with Rev. James Valk officiating. Burial will follow in Stanly Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends from 3 Pm until 4 Pm prior to the service.
Rachel was born November 12,1929 in Stanly County, NC and was the daughter of the late Joseph Hugh Robertson and Hulda Mae Hutchins Robertson. Mrs. Holt was a retired employee of Wiscassett Mill Company and she formerly worked with Belk in Albemarle. She was a member of Albemarle Wesleyan Church where she was a former Church Treasurer. Rachel was well known for her Cherry Pound Cake and cup cakes.
Mrs. Holt is survived by her husband Grover Cleveland Holt of the home. She is also survived by a son John David Holt and wife Wanda of Albemarle; a brother Joe Robertson; two grandchildren, Stephanie Holt Harris and Bradley David Holt both of Raleigh, NC and two great-grandchildren, Paisley and Daxton Harris. Rachel is also preceded in death two brothers, Dewey Robertson and Manco Robertson and two sisters, Minnie Helms and Emma Morton and three half brothers, Stan Robertson, Jim Robertson and Jessee Robertson.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Albemarle Wesleyan Church Building Fund, 33217 Mann Road, Albemarle, NC 28001 or Hospice of Stanly and Uwharrie, 960 N. First Street, Albemarle, NC 28001.
Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle is serving the Holt Family.