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Rachael Robertson

YORK -- Rachael Farris Robertson, 90, of 2064 Old York Road, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today, Oct. 31, 2007, at First Baptist Church York. The Rev. Trey Doyle will be officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

A native of York, S.C., Rachael Robertson was a daughter of the late Jessie Farris and Mary Stewart Farris. She was the widow of Samuel William "S.W." Robertson. Mrs. Robertson was the oldest living member of First Baptist Church York, where she joined when she was 8 years old and has been a member for the last 82 years, and was a member of the Baity Grist Sunday School Class.

She is survived by two sons, Phillip Robertson and wife, Sylvia of Greensboro, N.C., and Bill Robertson and wife, Dorothy of Greenville, S.C.; daughter, Ann Sweatt and husband, Bill of York, S.C.; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Robertson was preceded in death by her son, Donnie Robertson.

Visitation will be held at First Baptist Church York today, Oct. 31, 2007, from 1 to 2 p.m., in the sanctuary.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church York, P.O. Box 236, York, SC 29745.

Bratton Funeral Home in York is serving the Robertson family.