Vieva (Pace) Raby(1930 - 2013)

GASTONIA - Vieva Pace Raby, 83, of 1915 Graham St., Gastonia, passed away July 19, 2013, at CaroMont Regional Medical Center.

She was a native of Gaston County, born June 27, 1930, to the late James Lee and Maggie Inez Snow Pace.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother Gene Snow

Vieva enjoyed sitting and watching the birds.

Survivors include her sons, Curtis Raby and wife, Lois, of Shelby, Maurice "Chris" Raby, Clifford Raby and girlfriend, Kathy Metcalf, all of Gastonia; and one grandson, Kurtis Raby.

The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. Tuesday prior to the 3 p.m. chapel service at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home.

Interment will be at Gaston Memorial Park with the releasing of the doves.

Condolences may be made to the family at

The family is being cared for by Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, 704-864-5144.

Funeral Home

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home
2916 Union Road Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 864-5144

Published in Gaston Gazette from July 20 to July 22, 2013