Margaret Reavis Obituary (1936-2021) – Greensboro, NC

Reavis, Margaret Ruth Holder

October 25, 1936 – November 6, 2021

Margaret Ruth Holder Reavis, 85, passed away on Saturday, November 6th, 2021 at Wesley Long Hospital.

The funeral will take place on Monday, November 15, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Hanes-Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel, 6000 W. Gate City Blvd., in Greensboro. Ruth is buried in Guilford Memorial Park after the funeral service. The family receives friends at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. an hour before the funeral.

Ruth was born in Harnett, County on October 25, 1936, to the late Lonnie Roberson Holder and Lola Maggie West. She graduated from Benhaven High School and retired from the media service of the Guilford County School System after many years of employment. Ruth enjoyed manual labor and was an accomplished seamstress. She enjoyed trips to the beach and spent time with her family. Ruth was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend who was loved by many and missed by everyone who knew her. In addition to her parents, her siblings Paul Holder (Pansy), Gladys West (Willard), Arnold Holder (Ann), Franklin Holder and Ruby Haskins (Calvin) preceded her in death; and a nephew, Gary Paul Holder.

Some of those she remembered include her 65-year-old husband Donald Blaine Reavis Sr.; Daughter Cindy Dye (Billy); Donald Blaine Reavis, Jr .; Sister Rita Halter; Grandson, Brandon Reavis, April Nix (“Rusty”), and Daniel Dye (Jamie); Great-grandson, Waverly Nix; and several nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.

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Published by Greensboro News & Record on November 14, 2021.

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