December 1, 1939 ~ October 20, 2017

Born in: Yancey Co., NC,
Resided in: Asheville, North Carolina

Reba Moore Wilson "Mamaw," 77, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017, at the CarePartners Solace Center. Born in Yancey Co., Mrs. Wilson was a daughter of the late Bayles and Helen Higgins Moore and was also preceded in death by siblings, Ralph Moore, Alvin Moore, Kathleen Moore, Helen Moore, Walter Moore and Mary Jane Nelson. She had been a caregiver in nursing facilities. Surviving are her husband, Glenn Calvin Wilson; children, Anita Wilson (Eric Taylor), William "Tom" Wilson (Jennifer) and Clayton "Roger" Cooper; grandchildren, Cassie Wilson and Candie Cooper; and siblings, Essie Williams, Alice Moore, June Dispaine and Reece Moore (Louise). Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday in the Pisgah View Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.

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  1. Dear friends:
    I hope all of know how much I cared for Reba which became even more precious in the last couple of years with her health challenges. She faced adversity with courage and a complete lack of self pitying rarely seen. I was warmly touched by the photo video, recognizing so many of through the decades.
    You are all in my thoughts & prayers. It has been a distinct privilege caring for many of you as your family doc for more than 30 years.

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  2. Anita…so sorry to hear of Reba’s passing. Our love and prayers are with you all, always….Love Teresa Ann, Rosalee , Bob…the whitaker’s

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  3. Anita, I’m praying for all of you, sending love your way. I’m so sorry to hear about ‘mamaw Reba’
    I love you dearly

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  4. We will truly miss our friend Reba and her laughter. Our memories of her are treasured.
    Our sincere condolences to Calvin and all the family. You are in our thought and prayers.

    With our love,

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  5. Roger. I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I remember you from when you lived in Oakley. She was a very sweet lady. I will keep you and your family in my Prayers.

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