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Reva Benedict

May 17, 1931 — September 21, 2018

Reva C. (Bowman) Benedict, 87, a resident of the Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville, and formerly of Union City, OH, passed away Friday, September 21, 2018.  She was born May 17, 1931, in Covington, to the late Ivan and Ethel Bowman.  She married Frederick W. Benedict who preceded her in death on February 20, 2011.

Reva will be missed and remembered by her children, Solomon (Linda) Benedict of Russia, Martha Montgomery of Greenville, Sara (Wade) Miller of Greenville, and Daniel (Angela) Benedict of Troy; grandchildren, Stephen Benedict, Timothy Benedict, Heidi Wolf, Brian Montgomery, Anthony Montgomery, Joshua Miller, Gina Miller, Alyssa Minter, Caitlin Miller, Tacy Miller, Kendra Thomas, Tara Jones, Margaret Ratliff, and Alexandra Steineman; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Myron Bowman of New Carlisle; and a sister, Clara (Lawrence) Crist of Covington.  She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Lowell Montgomery; two great-granddaughters; brothers Elmer and Ralph Bowman; and sisters Edith Brubaker, Ruth Riffey, Frances Boyd, and Virginia Bowman.

Reva was a 1949 graduate of Newton High School and was a homemaker.  She was a member of the Old German Baptist Brethren Church, Shady Grove District, Union City.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 25, at the Old German Baptist Brethren Church, 1887 Beamsville-Union City Rd., Union City.  Interment will be in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Covington.  Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Moore Funeral Home, 10 S. High St., Covington.  If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Brethren Retirement Community.  Online condolences may be left for the family at

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Monday, September 24, 2018

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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