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Reba M. Rector
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Obituary for Reba M. Rector

Reba Joanne McDevitt Rector, 89, of the Walnut Community, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 22, 2018.
Reba was born April 18, 1929 in Madison County to her late parents Reagan and Katherine Thomas McDevitt. She was a retired Counter Clerk for the USDA and a member of the Walnut Presbyterian Church.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred H. Rector; siblings: Otto, Amelie Allen, Raymond, Nina Ford, Howard, Troy, Warren and Ruby.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Gail Shelton of Candler and Rebecca Rector of Asheville; granddaughter, Jaime Best and her husband, Robert of Salisbury; sister, Evelyn Nix of Asheville.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:30 AM on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Madison Funeral Home.
A graveside service will follow at 12:00 PM at the Walnut Community Cemetery.
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Madison Funeral Services

1750 Hwy 213
Marshall, NC 28753

Graveside Service




12:00 PM
Walnut Community Cemetery

315 Walnut Drive
Marshall, NC 28753


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