Josephine West Reavis

Published 9:28 pm Monday, April 11, 2016

Josephine West Reavis, 95, formerly of Liberty Church Road, Mocksville, died at Autumn Care of Mocksville Tuesday, April 5, 2016.

She was a lifelong resident of Davie County, born Dec. 28, 1920 to the late John West and Mattie McBride West. Along with being a mother and homemaker, Mrs. Reavis worked for Hendricks Furniture. She loved God above all else and was a member of Jesus Life Mission Church. She was artistic. She enjoyed drawing and crocheting and was known for making hooked rugs.

She was also preceded in death by 2 sons, Ronnie and Donnie Reavis; a daughter-in-law, Pastor Hilda Reavis; and 3 sisters, Zelma Reavis, Edith Fryar and Kathryn Fryar.

Survivors: grandchildren, Bleu Reavis and wife Tammy, and Chasity Robertson, all of Yadkinville; and 3 great-grandchildren, Christian Reavis, Mason Reavis, and Kaylee Robertson.

The family received friends Friday, April 8 at Davie Funeral Service in Mocksville. A celebration of life service was conducted in the funeral chapel at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9, officiated by her grandson, Pastor Bleu Reavis. Burial followed in the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials: Jesus Life Missions, 2573 Liberty Church Road, Yadkinville, 27055.