March 7, 1922 - June 4, 2014
On Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in Dallas, Texas, Reva, 92 years old went home peacefully to her Lord. Reva was born to Oliver and Ethel Shipley on March 7, 1922 in Scipio, Oklahoma. She was raised in McAlester with seven sisters and three brothers. On October 3, 1942, she married Arlen Mott and they were married for 58 years until his death on June 25, 2000.
In 1955 they settled in Fort Worth and raised their 2 children. Reva was an active member in her church, Rosemont Church of Christ and later at Highland Church of Christ. Reva was a real estate agent in Fort Worth and worked for several agencies before retiring in her early 80’s. She loved going to the Rangers baseball games and was an avid fan of the hockey teams, Ft. Worth Brahmas, Ft Worth Texans, and Ft. Worth Fire. She also played amateur hockey for a team called Rick’s Chicks in Ft. Worth for 7 years. She led a full and active life.
The family would like to express special blessings and thanks to the nurses and caregivers who helped take care of her before her death. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 6 sisters and 3 brothers.
Survivors are her children: son, Denny and wife, Elane of Weatherford, Texas; daughter, Brenda Martinez and her husband, Rudy of Dallas, Texas; one sister, Geneva Key and her husband, T.C. of Ft. Worth. She was also blessed to have eight grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren; and 18 great-great grandchildren. There are also many nieces, nephews, and friends who will also miss her.
Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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