Lady Reva McCluney is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana, born to the Late Gracie Evans Patterson and Leroy Patterson. Lady Reva’s parents raised her in the church under the Baptist Faith and at a very young age she developed a love and passion for music that opened many doors and opportunities throughout her childhood /young adult life. Lady Reva had the opportunity to sing in many workshops, gospel recordings and the privilege of singing with gospel artists like, Yolanda Adams, O’landa Draper, Keith Pringle and Timothy Wright.
After graduation from High School Lady Reva continued her studies at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana and received an Associate Degree from St. Leo College in Florida in 1994 and in 2008 obtain her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration /Management from St. Leo University in Florida. Lady Reva has over 25 years of vast Banking experience, from Teller, Customer Service and Sales, Accounts Management, Lending and Loan Processing and still assist so many in the area of Banking and Accounts Management. In 1983, during Lady Reva’s time in college her relationship with the Lord evolved and grew on a more personal level. She could not see then where the Lord was taking her but later her eyes were opened.
Lady Reva has experienced God‘s mighty hand on so many different levels which has caused her to “Trust God Beyond Limits.” “Trusting in God with all your heart…” Proverbs 3:5-6 , is what Lady Reva had to do when after giving birth to her first child her husband was deployed for 8 months to the Persian Gulf War, not knowing what the outcome would be Lady Reva “Trusted in God” for her husband’s safe return. Lady Reva has the confidence of knowing that testing is for your good and they do not last forever, just a long moment. Lady Reva’s test was her season for preparation to her calling as a “Pastor’s Wife”.
In 1997, New Harvest Ministries was birth under the Leadership of Pastor Carl A. McCluney and at that time Lady Reva birthed the Music Ministry. Lady Reva now leads the “WOE” Women of Excellence Ministry, counsels with her husband in marriage, financial sessions and retreats. Lady Reva shares with so many the importances of Perseverance, Patience and Trusting in God. Lady Reva believes and consistently teaches to “Speak Life into Your Situation and not Death”.
Lady Reva is the wife of Pastor Carl A. McCluney and they together are the proud parents of Brandon Anthony and Kayla Lynne.