Vona Nell Stuart Reeves, beloved wife of the late David Joseph Reeves, was born on a farm in Polk County, Iowa, Dec. 10, 1920, and died Dec. 17, 2005, at her home. She married David Joseph Reeves July 16, 1938. He preceded her in death May 24, 1975. Reeves moved to Cherokee Village to be close to her father in November 1975.
She was preceded in death by her father, Mason Stuart; mother, Flora Mea Stuart; and brother, Jack Wesley Stuart.
Survivors include her brother, Richard Stuart (Gertrude); nieces Karen Stuart Strathman and Ellen Stuart Page; many other nieces and nephews; and her true friend, Brenda Talley (John). She died peacefully at home in her bed with her best friend, Brenda Talley, by her side.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Iowa. Arrangements are being handled by Heath Oak Hill Chapel of Hardy. An open house was held in Cherokee Village Dec. 20. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Domestic Violence Safe House.