Thelma Jones Reavis

Published 3:23 pm Friday, May 13, 2016

Mrs. Thelma Jones Reavis, 84, of W. Brick Walk Court, Mocksville, died Friday, May 13, 2016, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

She was born April 23, 1932, in Davie County to the late Rufus Frank and Martha Fetney Trivette Jones. Mrs. Reavis was a member of Eatons Baptist Church. She was dedicated to her family and was a kind and sweet person.  Mrs. Reavis treated her nieces and nephews like they were her own children and was known to the family as “Aunt Hunzie.”  She loved birds and her dog, Kizzy.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Wade Reavis; and 4 siblings, Katy Whitaker, Ruth Jones, Josie Smith and Pete Jones.

Survivors: 2 daughters, Lisa Sherrill (Mark Goodman) of High Point and Cindy Reavis of Williamsburg, Va.; 4 siblings, Johnny Jones of Mocksville, Nancy Tilley (Charlie) of Winston-Salem, Gene Jones of Melbourne, Fla. and Wayne Jones (Linda) of Lexington; 2 grandchildren, Erin Hamner (Jonathan) and Matthew Sherrill; their father, Randy Sherrill; a great-grandson, Cameron Hamner; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 15 at Eatons Baptist Church with Dr. David Gilbreath officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103; Eatons Baptist, c/o Brenda Hunter, 188 Pudding Ridge Road, Mocksville; or Humane Society of Davie, 291 Eaton Road, Mocksville.