Reva Jane Worley Merryfield

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Reva Jane Worley Merryfield, 89, passed away May 16, 2021, at her home with family nearby. She entered this life July 29, 1931, in Sandy Mush, NC, the daughter of Ross and Ruth (Black) Worley.

Growing up on a farm, Reva knew the meaning of hard work. She loved her time living there. Together with her twin sister, she also created arts and crafts that they sold at their flea market booth. Reva was a devoted, faithful member of the Methodist Church. She was a sweet and kind person who was a rock in the stream of life for all of us and will be greatly missed.

Reva is preceded in death by her parents; second husband, Keith Merryfield; and three brothers: Fred Worley, Luther Worley, and Paul Worley.

She is survived by her twin, Retha Freeman (Bert), and sister, Martha Ledford Richard, all of Flat Rock; brother, Dan Worley (Dorothy) of Leicester; the father of her children, Felmet “Fred” (Sue Fitzpatrick) King; her three children: Doug (Joyce) King, of Leander, TX, Gina (Jon) Martin, of Austin, TX, and Kevin “Kip” (Candy) King, of Hollister, MO; two step-children, Diane Capps (Richard), of Port St. Lucie, FL, and Ken Merryfield, of Sunfield, MI; six grandchildren: Jason King, Brian King, Kevin King, Alicia (Garrett) Gelles, Casey Krall, and Cody King; five step-grandchildren: Donnie Thompson, Chad Thompson, Jamie Thompson, Shane Merryfield, Chase Merryfield; nine great-grandchildren: Kristen, Ashley, Bailey, Bryce, Josh, Finnegan, Rodes, Danica and Na’Hailey; 10 step-great grandchildren: JJ, Chase, Mya, Carter, Karen, Brianna, Alyson, Codie, Mason, and Sophie; one great-great-grandchild, Elena.

A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 19, at Paynes Chapel Cemetery, Sandy Mush.


Graveside Service: July 19, 2021 2:00 pm

Paynes Chapel Meth. Church Cemetery
Sandy Mush Road
Leicester, NC 28748

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