Ms. Barbara Nan Rawls, age 81, of Milton, Florida, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Santa Rosa Medical Center.
She was born June 27, 1939, in Escambia County, daughter of the late Elon and Thelma (Perry) Gay.
She was a member of First Apostolic Church in Milton, Florida and a homemaker. She enjoyed shopping, eating sweets, doing puzzles and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Barbara was preceded in death by her husband of 12 years, Robert (Bob) Rawls and two brothers, Donald Gay and Tony Gay.
Barbara is survived by son, Dale (Michelle) Shore of Pace, FL; daughter and future son-in-law, Michele Matherne and Keith Serie’ of Milton, FL; stepsons, Robert (Shirley) Rawls of Panama City, FL, Emmett (Barbara) Rawls of Yulee, FL, Keith Rawls of Panama City, FL and Steven Rawls of Old Town, FL; stepdaughter, Wendy Rawls of New Port Richey, FL; brothers, Doug Gay of Molino, FL and Jerry (Diane) Gay of Jacksonville, FL; sisters, Shirley (Bobby) Hales of Cantonment, FL and Darlene Moye of Brewton, Al; grandsons, Britt (Zoe) Shore, Justin Shore and Devin Matherne all of Pace, FL; granddaughter, Brooke (Joseph) Diamond of Milton, FL; great grandchildren, Bentley Shore and Addylee Diamond. She also leaves behind nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends who will sadly miss her.
A private service will be held for immediate family only due to the current pandemic. A memorial service will be held for all at a later date.
Pallbearers will be Joseph Diamond, Devin Matherne, Keith Rawls, Emmett Rawls, Keith Serie’, and J. Rod Cameron.
Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of Trahan Family Funeral Home of Milton, Florida.