Reba Watson Herman, age 90, a native of Vilas, NC, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2022, after a brief illness at Watauga Medical Center.
She was the daughter of Thomas and Belle Greene Watson of Boone. Reba was preceded in death by her husband, George Kenneth Herman,
her youngest son, Van William Herman, and eight siblings.
Those left behind to cherish her memory are her four children, Junior Herman and wife Linda Herman, Vivian Woodard and husband J. C. Sweet, Thomas Herman and wife Debbie Herman and son Michael Herman. In addition, she is survived by a sister Betty Joe Hollars, her grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, who fondly called her "Nanny." As well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Reba loved her family dearly and was a great friend to many.
Reba retired from Appalachian State University, where she worked for twenty-seven years in the food service division. She was an active member of the Red Hat Club and always looked forward to attending their get-togethers. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and being outdoors. Reba loved
to travel, especially taking cruises with her family and friends.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Watauga Medical Center and High Country Community Health for their outstanding care. In addition, the family wishes to express their heartfelt appreciation for the outpouring of love and support they have received during this
Visitation will be held from 2 pm- 3 pm at Austin and Barnes Funeral Home on Sunday August 21, 2022. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 pm.
Graveside service to follow at Holy Cross Episcopal Church Cemetery,
122 Skiles Way, Banner Elk, NC 28604.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Herman family.