Ruth Lillian Reeves

By | May 7, 2019 9:14 am

Last Updated: May 7, 2019 at 9:15 am

Ruth Lillian Reeves, 70, passed away May 4, 2019, at her home in  Sparta, surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Reeves was born June 20, 1948, in Milan, Missouri, to Orval Sherwood and Lillian Warren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Anthony Ray Search; and daughter, Melinda Louise Jenkins.

She is survived by her loving husband, Roger Reeves; daughter, Cheryl Denise Reed; stepchildren, Kathy Alwood, Jamie McNabb, Robert Reeves; granddaughters, Kenya Reed, Valerie Welch, Mandy Ford, Christy Oliva; grandsons, Joseph Reed, Carlos Oliva, Christopher Reed, David Oliva; great-grandchildren, Lydia, Kyle, Bracken, Abby, Tyson, Brody, Lindsey, Jennifer, Allen, Gabriel, Charlie; and four step-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 5 p.m., May 8, 2019, at Lord’s Chapel Church, 909 Hensley Chapel Rd., in Sparta. Bro. Dewey Young will officiate. The family will receive friends 4-5 p.m., May 8, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested to make donation to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.

Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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