Sara Reavis Henry

July 23, 2020

CHARLOTTE – Sara Reavis Henry, 89, passed away on July 23, 2020. Born in Winston-Salem, NC, she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Sarah Allgood Reavis.

Sara was a member of Myers Park Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed playing tennis and golf at Olde Providence and Myers Park Country Club. Raising three sons who were involved in sports, kept Sara happily active.

Sharing her talents and interest of music brought Sara much joy. Sara loved the swing and big band era. She wrote Tal Henry and His North Carolinians Orchestra (2008) to record the experiences of her father-in-law’s musical career.

Sara is survived by her son Tobin Allen Henry (Sarah) of Davidson, NC and four beloved grandchildren: Matthew Hawkins, Maggie York, Cole Henry and Madeline Sorrill and four great-grandchildren as well as her sister Marjorie Reavis Hoyle of Jefferson, NC.

Sara was preceded in death by her husband Talmadge Allen Henry, Jr.; sons Kyle Talmadge Henry and Talmadge Allen Henry III; her twin sister Mary Reavis Farrell and her brother Harry Leon Reavis.

Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth W. Poe Funeral & Cremation Service, 1321 Berkeley Ave., Charlotte, NC 28204; (704) 641-7606. Online condolences can be shared at

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  • Sally Hughes

    Dear Tobin,
    I was sorry to read that Sara died. I enjoyed knowing her and playing tennis with her . She was quite a character. I haven't seen her in a while. I hope the last part of her life was happy and that she did not suffer.
    Love, Sally Hughes

  • Linda welton

    Sara was a good friend. She possessed grace and dignity. She was a beautiful lady with a beautiful spirit. She loved our Lord . She was greatly loved by Tobin and Sara and they were tirelessly devoted to her care. She will be greatly missed!
    Linda and Rex

  • Linda welton

    Sara was a special friend! She exemplified grace and beauty. She was always so poised and elegant. She possessed a deep faith in Jesus . She shared her piano talent and many were blessed. She loved her family and Sara and Tobin took care of her with devotion. She was loved and will be missed!
    Linda and Rex

  • Mitchell & Judy Barnes

    Tobin our deepest sympathy to you and your family
    Mitchell & Judy Barnes

  • Tom Moore


    Please accept my sympathy and condolences for the loss of your mother. She was truly a special person and a woman of class and distinction. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Tom Moore