Obituary of Reba Christine Hale
Spencer, TN-Reba Christine Hale, age 86, passed away peacefully Friday June 11, 2021, at her grandson’s home from an extended illness. A native of Van Buren County, Reba was born on April 23, 1935, to the late Arthur and Lodemia McCoy Cummings. She was a retired supervisor with Levi’s in Campaign, a homemaker, and a member of Ole Bethel Baptist Church. Reba was a 1952 Graduate of Van Buren County High School and enjoyed cooking and baking,
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Billy Bob Hale whom she married on May 30, 1959, daughters; Annette Hale, Brenda Diane Howell and Belinda Nadine Howell, sisters; Treva Inez Cummings and Stella Cummings Brown, brother; Gerstil Leon Cummings, nephews; Bill Woodlee and Lawton Brown Jr., brothers-in-laws; Preston Huckeby and Lawton Brown, sister-in-law; Marilyn Hale.
Reba is survived by her loving family; grandchildren; Bobby (Kristy) Hodges, Christy McKeehan Guillot and Joshua Maranta, great-grandchildren; Gregory (Autum) Hodges, Rae-Anna (Jacob Pack) Hodges, Austin (Calyn Damon) Hodges, Christian T. McKeehan, Caleb H. Sluder, Kaylee C. Curtis and Deagan Maranta, great-great-grandchild; Willow Grace Pack(to be born soon), nieces; Tammie Hale Gribble, Teresa Brown Snook, Angel Cummings Wood, nephews; Danny Cumming, David Wood, Delaney Snook, Harrison (Colisha) Woodlee, sons-in-law; Glenn Hodges, Bruce McKeehan, grandson in-law; Nathaniel Sluder, brother-in-law; Mason (Pat) Hale, sister-in-laws; June Hale Huckeby and Charlotte Issacs. A large extended family also survives.
Pallbearers; Jerry Broyles, Coty Roberts, Scott Davis, Nathaniel Randolph, and David Wood.
Honorary pallbearers; Bobby Hodges, Gregory Hodges, Trey McKeehan, Caleb Sluder and Austin Hodges.
Flower girls; Rae-Anna Hodges and Kaylee Curtis.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday June 15, 2021, at 2:00pm in the Layne Chapel with Bro. Jeff Randolph officiating. Burial will follow in the Long Cemetery. Visitation times are, Monday June 14th 5:00pm to 8:00pm and Tuesday June 15th 10:00am till time of service at 2:00pm.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations to the Long Cemetery Trust. (Make checks payable to Long Cemetery. You may leave money at the funeral home or mail to P.O. Box 205 Spencer, TN 38585)
Send condolences to the family at www.layne funeralhome.com
Layne Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Spencer in charge of arrangements. (931) 946-4444