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Fred Reeves (08-04-2016)
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Funeral services for Mr. Fred Reeves, 82, of Bernice,
were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, 2016, at Evergreen
Baptist Church. Officiating was Rev. Wayne Sistrunk assisted
by Rev. Ken Reeves. Visitation was held from 5-8
p.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the church. Interment
followed at Evergreen Cemetery under direction of Kilpatrick
Funeral Home of Farmerville.
He was born on March 24, 1934, in Bernice and passed
away on July 28, 2016, in Monroe. Fred was a lifelong member
and deacon of Evergreen Baptist Church in Bernice.
Fred served in the United States Air Force for 33 years,
retiring with the rank of chief master sergeant. He was a
former cattleman and avid gardener. He was a loving husband
to his wife of 55 years
Mary Alice, who preceded
him in death. Also preceding
him in death were: His
parents, Ross and Bessie
Jane Barham Reeves; two
brothers Carey Reeves
and Morris Reeves; two
sisters Jewel Moore and
Betsy Tipton. He was a father,
grandfather and greatgrand
father and a leader of
the community.
Survivors include: His
two sons Tommy and wife
Theresa Reeves of Altus,
Okla. and Larry and wife
Janet Reeves of Bernice;
four grandchildren MSGT
Matthew Reeves of Eglin,
Fla., Cole and wife Candace
McMahan of Altus, Okla.,
Melody Byrnes and Sean
Spencer; eight great-grandchildren,
Kayla Jay Reeves,
Ashly Brooke Byrnes, Madison
Reeves, Allyson Kate
Byrnes, Tyler Reeves, Luke
McMahan, Madelynn Mc-
Mahan and Shelby Anne
Spencer ; two sisters Ida
Grey Graham of Ruston and
Peggy Graham of Haughton;
sister-in-laws Yvonne
Reeves and Jean Reeves,
both of Bernice; as well as
a host of nieces, nephews,
family and friends.
Special thanks for the most caring friend and confidant
for the last several years, Nelda Herren.
Pallbearers were Mike Reeves, Dennis Reeves, Ken
Reeves, Danny Ross Graham, Bill Reeves, Andy Tipton.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.