Mary Reavis
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Sunday
17
February

Visitation Prior to Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Salem Funeral home Reynolda Chapel
2951 Reynolda Rd.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Sunday
17
February

Celebration of Life

3:00 pm
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Salem Funeral home Reynolda Chapel
2951 Reynolda Rd.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
(336) 722-8878

Obituary of Mary Elizabeth Reavis

Mary Elizabeth Moorhead Reavis, 94, died peacefully on February 7, 2019. Mary was born on September 28, 1924 to the late Joseph Hughes and Frances Moorhead of Blacksburg, South Carolina. Following college, at Furman University, Mary began her career at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte. Mary married the love of her life, William Bryce Reavis, Sr. on June 21, 1947. They continued to live in Charlotte, NC for a few years, later purchasing a farm and moving to Yadkinville, NC where they devoted their life to family, church, community, and farming. She is a member of Maplewood Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, William Bryce Reavis, Sr., a brother, Walter James Moorhead and a sister, Ann Hawkins. She is survived by her five children, William Bryce Reavis, Jr. (LouAnn), Nancy Reavis Shore (Michael), Hugh Moorhead Reavis (Cindy), Janet Reavis Wall (Mike), and Joel David Reavis (Jennifer). Also, surviving are two sisters, Jean Miller and Edith Satterfield. Mary has 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. A celebration of life service will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Salem Funeral Home, 2951 Reynolda Road. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 2:00 to 3:00. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to Community Hospice for all their love, care and support. Also, a big thank you to all the excellent caregivers that assisted with Mary's care. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Community Hospice, 1308 Davie Avenue, Statesville, NC 28677 or Trellis Hospice, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.

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