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Vona Nell Reeves

Thursday, December 29, 2005

Born 12-10-1920 -- Died 12-17-2005

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 Nov of 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); loving nieces Karen Stuart Strathman, Ellen Stuart Page; and many other nieces and nephews; and her true friend, Brenda Talley (John)., She was able to orchestrate her journey to the end of her life so that she peacefully left this life in the comfort of her own bed Dec. 17 2005, and with her dedicated best friend, Brenda Talley by her side. Talley remained at her bedside to the end, a true friend. The family would like also to thank Brenda's family for all the support they have given for so many years.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Iowa. Arrangements are being handled by Heath Oak Hill Chapel of Hardy, Ark. An open house was held in Cherokee Village Dec. 20. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Domestic Violence Safe House.