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Ruby Frances Reeves

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Born 3-13-1913 -- Died 4-10-2007

Ruby Frances Reeves, 94, was born the daughter of the late L.L. McLeod and Lydia Jane Higgins McLeod on March 13, 1913, in Dallas, Texas, and died April 10, 2007, in Lufkin, Texas.

She was married on Feb. 15, 1931, in Dallas, Texas, to Andrew Melvin Reeves who preceded her in death Aug. 12, 1979.

She is survived by: one son, Jerry Reeves and wife, Beth of Montesano, Wash.; one daughter-in-law, Joyce Reeves of Belleville, Ill.; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister Thelma Godfrey of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; a special friend, considered a daughter, Joyce Burkett and husband Ed of Lufkin, Texas; many nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; two sons, Roger Reeves and Donald Reeves; one brother, Clarence Blount; and a sister, Alta Landrum.

She was a member of Trin-ity Baptist Church in Santa Maria, Calif. She was a devoted homemaker, a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

The funeral service were held April 15 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Ed Burkett and John Lamb officiating. Burial followed in the Riverside Cemetery at Mammoth Spring,?Ark., with arrangements under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.