Reba Louise Blevins

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Reba Louise Blevins

December 02, 1937 - January 08, 2019

Reba Louise Blevins Reba Louise Blevins, beloved mother of four and longtime Beckley resident, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at the age of 81. She was born in Matoaka, West Virginia, on December 2, 1937, and attended Sophia High School and Beckley College. She was known for her caring, generous heart and cheerful demeanor, and she was a Christian whose faith increased with age. She was a Delegate to the 1980 Democratic National Convention and was Sweetheart of Beta Sigma Phi.
Reba was also respected for her work ethic. Her long, diverse work history included photographer at Stuart Photography, Salesperson at Rahall's on Main Street, Manager of Harvey's Fashions and Pikeview Manor Apartments, as well as Counter Manager of Estée Lauder at Elder Beerman Department Store.
She was preceded in passing by her parents, William Clifton Sizemore and Wanda Leona Lawrence, brother Jack Russell Sizemore, and sister Wanda Joyce Pender. She will be lovingly remembered by her four children and their spouses: Gerald (Tabitha) Blevins of Elkhart, Texas; Rev. Gregory (Sarah) Blevins of Clarksburg, West Virginia; Brenda (Randy) Marion of Peachtree City, Georgia; and Timothy (Kaye) Blevins of Santa Fe, New Mexico; and her eight grandchildren: John Blevins, Susan Blevins, Spencer Marion, Thomas Marion, Simon Blevins, Sophia Blevins, Stephen Maxfield, and Patrick Maxfield. She was also a cherished matriarch to her large extended family of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 14, 2019, at 1:00 pm at Calfee Funeral Home, 800 S. Oakwood Ave., Beckley, WV, with Rev. Gregory Blevins officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley. The family will greet friends from 11:00 am until the time of service.
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Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home.
Published on January 12, 2019
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Crystal Warren
Jan 14, 2019
Prayers for comfort and peace for all of her family. Thankful I got to visit with her! Love you all!
Shelly Billington
Jan 13, 2019
Prayers for families peace an comfort for such a wonderful woman.
Rhonda Vaughn
Jan 12, 2019
Although I never got to meet her, I now she was truly amazing, cause she had an amazing son. God Bless, my prayers are with her and the family.
Andrea Sweatte
Jan 12, 2019
My friend...having lived beside Reba for many years...I watched her love and care for her mother and various family members never fail...a woman who believed in the Lord and prayed faithfully for those she loved and those I shared requests for too..well done my dear friend...well done...til we meet again
Brian Keith Sizemore
Jan 12, 2019
A truly amazing woman that I'm proud to be able to call my Great Aunt and My very best friend.
But she was much more than just that. She was a parent to us all. She was the matriarch of our family. She was the glue that held us together.
Our family will fill this loss for years to come but in honor of her we must realize that she would want us to continue to live our lives and try to be happy the best way we know how.
The best way to honor her legacy is to remember the lessons she taught us and each and every thing that we do.
Remember her courageous spirit, her unwavering faith, and her remarkable sense of composure.
I can only hope to become the respectable person that I saw her as being
.... She will forever be my hero. May she rest peacefully in Heaven.. For an Angel she has become...Read more