Reba Allene Will, 100, of Washington, D.C., died Thursday, April 25, 2013 at her home.
Miss Will was born May 14, 1912 in Forestville, VA, daughter of the late Marvin Wilbur and Ada Rebecca Shutters Will.
She was a graduate of Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, MD and majored in piano; received a Bachelor of Science from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Masters Degree in Choral Music from New York University, New York City, NY.
She was a member of Delta Omicron Musical Sorority. She also was a member of Solomon Lutheran Church in Forestville, VA.
She taught Choral music in the District of Columbia Public Schools for more than 35 years.
Miss Will is survived by many cousins.
Reba’s father took her to Woodrow Wilson’s Inauguration where she viewed it from her dad’s shoulders.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson with Pastor Susan Lantz officiating. Burial will follow at Solomon Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Kenna Fansler Charlie Fansler, Keith Zirkle, Dennis Wakeman, Randy Fansler and Mike Jones.
In lieu of flowers donations, may be made to Paul Public Charter School, 5800 8th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20011.