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Reba M. Humphrey

May 16, 1933 — March 16, 2022

Reba M. Humphrey age 88, passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at her home in Bristol, VA.

Reba was born on May 16, 1933, to the late John Marshall Lewis, Sr., and Celia Blevins Lewis. She was the middle of her parents' 13 children. Reba retired as a seamstress from Bristol Lingerie after 26 years of service. She was a charter member of Lifeline Ministries in Meadowview. She enjoyed spending her time cooking wonderful meals for her family and friends, as well as traveling. Most of all, she loved her precious animals Oreo and Gracie.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband of 51 years Johnny Humphrey; siblings Dellno Lewis, John Lewis, Jr., Willis Humphrey, Betty McVey, Roxie Miller, Dan Lewis, Herbet Lewis, and Claude Lewis, and a special pet companion Princess Di.

She is survived by her two children Teresa Delph & husband Terry, and Mark “Tony” Humphrey & wife Deana; grandchildren Gerald Osborne & wife Theresa, Jonathon Osborne & wife Alanna, Adrien Osborne & wife Rebekah, Angela Goff & husband Joe, Matthew Humphrey & wife Lisa, Jeremy Humphrey & wife Sumer, James Humphrey & wife Johnna, Travis Delph, and Nikki Garcia & husband Adam, 29 great grandchildren; siblings Mary Lewis Kestner, Sarah Lewis Perry & husband Marvin, Eugene Lewis & wife Janet, and Walter Lewis & wife Alice; cousin Dot Jones; special friend and neighbor Sharon Turner; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express a special Thanks to Caris Hospice, especially nurses Ashley and Lynn, and Dr. Alison Whitman for the love and care shown to Reba and the family.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Lifeline Ministries in Meadowview with Pastor Darrell Martin and Associate Pastor Richard Carver officiating. Entombment will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens Mausoleum with her grandchildren serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 11:00-1:00PM on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Lifeline Ministries.

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guestbook. The family of Reba M. Humphrey is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).
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