Karen "Cisse" Rathbone Wines

Tuesday, February 23, 1960 - Saturday, March 25, 2023

Always Remembered

Photo of Karen "Cisse" Rathbone Wines  - 1960-2023

Canton – Karen Louise Rathbone Wines, a beautiful and special lady, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2023 at the age of 63.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, Karen was born February 23, 1960 to the late Madge Parham Rathbone.

Karen had been employed as the manager of Subway in Clyde where her beautiful smile brightened the days of everyone who met her. “Cisse,” as she was affectionately known, loved animals of all kinds, and she had a special love for her children and grandchildren. Cisse often spent her spare time collecting birdhouses, taking care of her chickens, and doing word puzzles. Ms. Wines was a woman of faith and a member of High Street Baptist Church in Canton.

In addition to her mother, Cisse is preceded in death by her sisters, Betty Jo Rathbone Coleman, and Phyllis Ann Rathbone Ward.

Surviving are her son, Stuart Wines and his wife Brittany; daughter, Randi Rose; grandchildren, Lucas and Natalie; brother, Kevin Wayne Rathbone and his wife Sherry; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In honoring Cisse's wishes, no formal services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Cisse’s love for animals to Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation 256-B Industrial Park Drive, Waynesville, NC 28786.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Wines family.


Condolences from family and friends

Your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Zack, Makayla, Addy Rowland
Thinking about your family in this difficult time. So sorry for your loss.
Sabrina (Parker) Russell
Stuart so sorry to hear about your Mother, all of you have thoughts and prayers as you go thru this sad time. May God be close with his comfort and strength.
Howard Self
Randi and Stuart. So sorry about the passing of your mom. Prayers for you in this time.
Ronna Crowder
To the family of Sissy, I'm so sorry to hear of her passing. Sissy and I have been best friends for nearly 47 years. We laughed a lot and cried a lot. She was m like my little sister. GOD has called HIS angel home. Stewart and Randi, you all will be in my prayers.ay GOD give you peace and comfort.
Kathey Surrett Henderson
Cisse was like a sister to me. I loved her so much. I sure am going to miss her!
Kim Queen
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. I Love You Aunt Cissie. We will see you again.
David and Debbie Ward
Love you Aunt Cisse!! Though I will miss you here, the day will come I get to be with you forever, Granny, Aunt Beej and Mom!!
Shawn Ward
To all of Cissie's family you all are in my thoughts and prayers. She was such a beautiful person inside and out and such a wonderful life long friend. I know she is truly going to be missed.
Leanna Meadows
My deepest sympathy to Cisse's family. Same age as my Cindy and I have a lot of fond memories of their early years.
Juanita Dixon
So sorry to hear this. Cisse was always so kind and sweet. I enjoyed sitting with her and cheering for our girls on the softball field together. Condolences to Randi and Stuart and all who loved her. She will be missed I know.
Djuana Payne
Kevin, Your family is in our thoughts and prayers
Aaron and Tonya Hunt
I grew up with Cissee. So sorry to hear of her passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Susan Mackey Holt
Sorry for the loss of your mother.My prayers are with all the family.
Barbara Henson
So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I hadn't seen her in years but always remember her beautiful smile and big heart. Praying for you all during this difficult time.
Robin Gibson
So sorry to hear about her passing away. I remember her from my childhood. She was always a nice person and made others happy.
Pam O’Neil Smathers
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during these times ! Had fond memories of her helping out in my classroom !!
Mary Jesse
We are so sorry for the loss of your mom. Love and prayers in the days ahead.
Alan and Cynthia Burnette
We are so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers in the days ahead. Alfie and Cynthia
Cynthia Burnette
I was in home room with her at Pisgah and she was a sweet person to everybody she is gone way to soon….
Rickey Ramey
Cisse was a very dear friend in high school, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for the whole family
Jenney Thomas Smith
You are in my thoughts Randi. I have a lot of fun memories of your Mom. Lots of laughter. Hugs to you.
Robin McIntosh