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Rheta Ray Scaffe

January 4, 1938 — October 15, 2022

Goose Creek

Rheta Ray Scaffe

 

Rheta Ray Reeves Scaffe, 84, of Charleston, SC, entered into eternal rest, peacefully on the afternoon of October 15, 2022.

 

Mrs. Scaffe was born on January 4, 1938, in Cottageville, SC, daughter of Theodore M. Reeves and Jesse Ray Kinsey Reeves.

She was a graduate of St. Paul’s High School and worked as an Inside Sales Representative (Classified-Ads) at the Post and Courier for over 40 years. Rheta enjoyed reading, cross-stitch, trips to the mountains, and spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren.

Mrs. Scaffe is preceded in death by her husband, William F. Scaffe; three brothers: Ted M. Reeves, III, Richard P. Reeves and Allen N. Reeves; and her stepmother, Thelma G. Reeves.

She is survived by her son, William E. Scaffe (Gene) of Summerville, SC; daughter, Anne E. Matthews of Moncks Corner, SC; daughter, Bridget E. Scaffe of Goose Creek, SC; as well as five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

 

The family will receive friends on Thursday afternoon, October 20, 2022, from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home Goose Creek. A memorial service will follow at 6:00 PM at the funeral home.

 

Messages of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.mcalister-smith.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, 860 St. James Avenue, Goose Creek, SC 29445, (843) 553-1511.

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