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Alda Rabon

ROCK HILL -- Alda Latham Rabon, 87, formerly of Pickens St., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, at Park Point Village.

A native of Sharon, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Jackson Latham Sr. and the late Orrie Latham. Mrs. Rabon owned and operated Aldas Beauty Shop for 50 years and was a member of First Baptist Church in Rock Hill. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace T. Rabon Sr.

Surviving are her son, Horace T. Rabon Jr. and his wife, Betsy, of Catawba; two grandchildren, Jacob and Matthew Rabon of Rock Hill; special niece, Donna Murray; two special grandnieces, Robin McDaniel and Lauren Starnes; also other nieces and nephews.

A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Rabon will be held today at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Larry Sizemore officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Park on Cherry Road.

Memorials may be made to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731 or The Humane Society of York County, 2036 Carolina Place, Fort Mill, SC 29716.

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Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home and Cremation Center is serving the family.