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Naomi Loretta Rauls

Naomi Loretta Rauls

May 12, 1953 - September 28, 2019     Age: 66

Mrs. Naomi Loretta Prince Rauls, age 66 of Yulee, Florida passed away peacefully on Saturday afternoon, September 28, 2019 at her home.

Born May 12th in Fernandina Beach, Florida, she was the daughter of the late George Lorinza Prince and Daisey Mae Prince.  She grew up in O’Neal, Florida and attended Peck High School and FCCJ of Jacksonville, Florida.

She met and married the love of her life Eugene (Sonny) Rauls in March of 1971 and to this union three sons were born.

Loretta accepted the Lord at an early age, she joined the Third Zion Baptist Church where she served faithfully as the Minister of Music entirely. She also was a part of the Choir, Mission Ministry and Praise Team.  Music and singing were her passionate gift.  She founded several singing groups, The Community Echoes, The Choraliers and All God’s Children Choir.

She was employed at Container Corporation of America/Rock Tenn for many years.  She was a member of the Eastern Star’s under Silver Square Masonic Lodge # 703 in Yulee, Florida.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Yvonne Parrish.

Sister Rauls leaves to mourn and cherish her memories, her three sons, Michael (Ava) Rauls of Yulee, Florida, Brian (Lisa) Rauls of Folkston Georgia, and Shawn Rauls of Yulee Florida; a sibling Lydia Parrish; grandchildren, Raron, Briana, Anton, JaMarri and Devin Rauls;  a host of in-laws, family and sorrowing friends.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Journey Church.

Her family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Friday, October 11th at Third Mount Zion Church.

She will be laid to rest in O’Neal Cemetery.

 

13 Condolences

  • Carla Cummings Posted September 30, 2019 7:30 pm

    Praying for the family. Heaven has gain another angel.

  • Pastor A. Perkins Posted October 1, 2019 9:16 am

    May God continue to strengthen this family with blessings and healing

  • Susan Markiw, PT Posted October 1, 2019 9:50 am

    Michael, Brian and Shaun – I am sorry to hear about Naomi’s passing but I know Miss Daisy and your Dad
    greeted her with open arms. May all her memories of the love she shared with her family be restored to her so she knows how much she was loved. Although this is a sad time, may sweet memories wrap you in comfort.

  • Jack Campbell Posted October 1, 2019 10:53 am

    I worked with Naomi when I was a summer student at CCA, from 1980-1982. She was a wonderful lady and person. We used to literally crack each other up. I was the one, who found her finger when she had her accident at the mill. My prayers go out to the entire family. God just called up another Angel.

  • Hoyet and Robin Sawyer Posted October 1, 2019 12:48 pm

    Michael, Brian and Shaun our prayers are with y’all at this time. We will miss Mama Rauls as I called her . I feel she is celebrating with PaPa Rauls with Jesus .

  • Joni Houston Posted October 1, 2019 9:38 pm

    Michel we have good memories of your mom and Sonny, we shared many meals at Shoneys. So sorry for your loss. God bless you and family.

  • Ralph Watson Posted October 3, 2019 4:09 pm

    Michael,Brian and Shaun your mom was a very dear friend. We worked side by side for many years. She was a Godly woman who loved her family. France’s and my prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  • Kim McKinnon Posted October 4, 2019 2:37 am

    Many prayers to you all in this time. I am so sorry.

  • Jim and Joyce Sofge Posted October 8, 2019 1:32 pm

    Michael and family, so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Prayers are with you all…God Bless

  • Madena Chandler Posted October 10, 2019 11:42 am

    I am so sorry to hear of Naomi’s passing. She was one of the nicest people I worked with at Container. Once when I mentioned to her that I needed some yard work done, she and her three boys surprised me by showing up unexpectedly and taking care of the problem. Seeing her sweet smile was always a blessing.

  • EDDIE JONES JR Posted October 11, 2019 4:00 pm

    MY CONDOLENCE GOES OUT TO THE FAMILY JUST BE STRONG AND REMEMBER ALL THE GOOD TIME YALL SHARE TOGETHER

  • Cathy Barksdale Henderson Posted October 26, 2019 6:30 pm

    Michael and family, I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. She was such a beautiful spirit and had an infectious smile that would brighten up a room. I know she will be missed by many. You are in my prayers.

  • Michael E. Taylor, Jr. Posted February 4, 2020 1:48 am

    I was truly sorry to hear of the passing of Miss Naomi when I was a child attend church with my mother at Nu Zion missionary Baptist Church in Fernandina and she was the minister of music there as well as well at Third Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. She was so full of the Holy Spirit and it showed in her singing. Deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to the family.

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