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Rachel Anne Templeton

January 18, 1933 ~ July 17, 2021 (age 88)


Ms. Rachel Anne Templeton, 88, of Winston-Salem, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021. She was born in Forsyth County on January 18, 1933, to the late Luther Bidwell and Flossie Mock Templeton. Ms. Templeton was retired from Fogle Furniture with thirty-five years of dedicated service. She was a lifelong member of Pine Chapel Moravian Church, where she served as the secretary and treasurer. Music was very important to her, and she loved to play her clarinet in the band and sing in the choir at the church. Ms. Templeton loved to volunteer at many nursing homes singing and visiting with the residents.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her twin brother, John Franklin Templeton. Surviving are her two nephews, Richard Templeton and wife Pam of Greenville and Keith Templeton and wife Shannon of Hampstead; four great-nephews and nieces: Heather, Chris, Carly, and Eric; and a host of great-grandnephews and nieces.  

A graveside service will be conducted in her honor 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Salem Moravian Graveyard, officiated by the Rev. James Demby. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, Pine Chapel Moravian Church, 324 Goldfloss Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27127, or to Sunnyside Ministry, 319 Haled Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27127. Online condolences may be made at

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Graveside Service
July 20, 2021

11:00 AM
Salem Moravian Graveyard
Cemetery Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101


Trellis Supportive Care
101 Hospice Ln, Winston-Salem NC 27103
Tel: 1-336-768-3972

Sunnyside Ministry
319 Haled Street, Winston-Salem NC 27127
Tel: 1-336-724-7558

Pine Chapel Moravian Church
324 Goldfloss St., Winston-Salem NC 27127

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