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DeVina Ruth Saylyn Reaves passed away in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born on March 31, 1972 in Detroit Michigan to Carsonia Reaves and Hathaway Williams (deceased). DeVina graduated from James B. Dudley High School in Greensboro North Carolina. She was an active member of the NC Army- National Guard as a Radio Operator/ E-4. She attended Guilford College in Greensboro North Carolina where she graduated with a degree in Political Science with a minor in French. While in college studied abroad in France at The Sorbonne University of Paris IV.

DeVina was a free spirit that enjoyed life to the fullest. She could find the fun in every moment and always had a bright smile on her face. She was a Chamber Ambassador with the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce in Virginia. She worked at Discover Financial in Utah and enjoyed hiking, exploring slot canyons and camping in Lake Powell or in the Uinita mountains.

DeVina is survived by her mother Carsonia Whitmore, Devlyn Reaves (sister), Ceclia Scales ( aunt), Francine Reaves( aunt), Reginald Reaves (uncle), Roderick Reaves(uncle), LaKieva Reaves (aunt), Roxie and Dwayne Wilkins (great aunt and uncle), Monykay and Leon Gilbert ( great aunt and uncle) Marcia Hall (cousin), Simone Hall ( 2nd cousin), Alicia Stanley ( cousin) and Jaylen Stanley (2nd cousin) Brian Lawson ( best friend) Jang Lawson and many close friends and associates.

DeVina was truly a friend to everyone she met and her passion for life and people will leave an everlasting legacy for all who had a chance to see her brilliant smile.