Reba Bostic Wagner, 85, passed away peacefully at home on May 9, 2015 surrounded by her daughters and grandson. Reba formerly lived with her family at 2229 Hodge Road, Knightdale. Reba was born in Duplin County on March 8, 1930, to the late Felix Bostic and Clara Register Bostic. She retired as a clerk with the NCDMV with twenty plus years of service. As long as her health permitted, she was an active member at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Reba was a great mom and will be greatly missed by her daughters, her grandchildren, her great grandchildren, and her special cat “Sketti” whom she dearly loved.
Funeral service 11:00 am, Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 8400 Poole Road, Knightdale, NC 27545. Burial Raleigh Memorial Park, 7501 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27612. The family will receive family and friends prior to the service on Wednesday at the church from 10:00 am to 10:45 am.
Surviving daughters, Joyce Wagner of Raleigh, Beth W. Mahler of Raleigh, grandchildren, Travis Young, Meredith Young Olenick, Charlie Gaul IV, 6 great grandchildren, and a sister, Sallie B. Williams of Pink Hill.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Hans Christian “Johnny” Wagner on January 29, 2007, whom she married on October 7, 1951 and she is also preceded in death by a granddaughter Emily Gaul on June 26, 1994, two brothers, Melvin and Preston Bostic, and a sister Doris B. Young.
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The family has suggested that memorial contributions be made in memory of their mother to Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 for the excellent and compassionate care that was given to her.
Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.