Born to Fred and Winnie Hendrix October 29, 1923, in Madison County, Texas, Reba lived most of her adult life in Dallas, Texas following marriage and divorce from Tom Howard. She moved to Medford, Ore. in 2001 where she passed away July 9, 2013.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Gil Buschardt. She is survived by her son, Thomas C. Howard III, M.D. and wife, Cindy, of Edmond, Okla.; daughter, Fredna Grimland, Ph.D. and husband, Tom, of Medford, Ore.; five granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren. She was a loving, supportive mother and grandmother (known as "Dovie" to her grandchildren) who loved nothing better than to spend time with her family and friends.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2013, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2000 Oakwood Dr., Medford. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Southern Oregon University Foundation, Music Memorial for Reba H. Buschardt, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, OR 97520, or the McBride Foundation for scholarships in medicine, 720 West Wilshire, Suite 101-J, Oklahoma City, OK 73116.