Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home

515 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC


Reba S. House

November 14, 1925September 8, 2019

Reba Stancil House, age 93, passed away Sunday, September 8th, 2019 at Hospice’s Beacon Place in Greensboro. A service of remembrance will be held crypt side at the Colonial Mausoleum in Westminster Gardens, 3601 Whitehurst Road, Greensboro, at 2pm on Saturday, September 14th. Reba was born Lucy Reba Stancil to parents Julius Nevel Stancil and DeLanie Ethel Stancil on November 14th, 1925, in Johnston County, N.C. She graduated from Rocky Mount Senior High School and King’s Business College in Raleigh, N.C. She was employed by Carolina Power and Light Company for 3 years. She married her husband Lawrence on March 16th, 1946, upon his return from service in the South Pacific with the U.S. Marine Corp during WWII. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Greensboro for 66 years, where she was active in her Sunday school class, Church Circle, and other church related activities. She was also a longtime member of her Garden Club and The Gate City Service League, having served as its President in 1974-75. Reba was a talented dressmaker, and she completed several specialized sewing courses at GTCC. She also enjoyed oil painting. Mrs. House was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 52 years, Lawrence E. House; her brother George A. Stancil; and her sister Norma Stancil Moore. She is survived by her four children, Larry S. House (Janey), Jane House Burton (Frank), Bradley S. House, Mark C. House; five grandchildren, Lauren H. Zeldin, Amy H. Thurston, Melissa H. Rhoads (Jonathan), Bryan L. Burton and three great grandchildren, William Zeldin, Matthew Zeldin, and Everette Rhoads. Also numerous nieces and nephews. After the service, the family will gather at the home of Frank and Jane Burton. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 1000 West Friendly Ave., Greensboro, N.C. 27401.


  • Cryptside Service Saturday, September 14, 2019
  • Gathering at Frank and Jane's home following the service Saturday, September 14, 2019


Reba S. House

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