Jan. 17, 1971-June 23, 2016
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Rebecca Ann (Cence) Horsley, 45, went home to be with the Lord on June 23, 2016. A beloved Daughter, Wife, Mother, Sister, and Aunt, Becky was born in Santa Clara, County, CA on January 17, 1971. She graduated from Pleasanton High School in 1989, and earned a degree in Communications from Sacramento State University. For several years after college, she was employed in the Insurance Industry before relocating to Raleigh, NC. While in Raleigh, she went on to earn her Teaching Certificate at Meredith College and later entered East Carolina Universityâ€™s Masters Degree Program. She found her true calling as a kindergarten teacher in the Wake County School System. She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, and was very active in the â€˜God Squad.â€™ Her family was her life and love, just as she was their love. Beckyâ€™s joy, humor, thoughtfulness, and love of life will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Hope Lutheran Church. Pastor Lew Upchurch will officiate.
Becky is survived by her husband, of 12 years, Charles Jeffrey Horsley; sons, Nicholas Paul Horsley and Charles Benjamin Horsley; father, James Duane Cence; brother, Richard David Cence and wife, Laura; sister, Sara Ann Fisk and husband Spencer; nieces, Madeline Fisk, and Claire Fisk.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to â€œHope Lutheran Church for the Benefit of the Rebecca A. Horsley Scholarship Fundâ€, 3525 Rogers Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587.
Friends may visit with the family from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest, NC 27587 (919-556-5811)