Dorothy  Reeves

Dorothy Verona Reeves

1924 - 2018

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Obituary of Dorothy Verona Reeves

Dorothy Verona Reeves, 94, of Doniphan, MO died Friday August 31, 2018 at Westwood Hills Nursing Center in Poplar Bluff. 


Ms. Reeves was born in Fairdealing, MO to Hubert & Florence (Miller) Humphries on May 11, 1924.


On May 10, 1947 she was married to the love of her life, Buel R Reeves, he preceded her in death.


She taught at many rural school houses before retiring from Doniphan R1 school district having taught for 39 years.  She was a member of Logan Creek Baptist Church.


Ms. Reeves is survived by one sister Belva Stroud of Springfield; two nieces Glenda Dillard of Doniphan and Marilyn (Wade) Phillips of Springfield. One nephew Charles Lee Richards of Georgia; four great nephews Brad Phillips and Scott Phillips both of Springfield, Bert (Ruth) Wilson of New Zealand and Charles W (Suzanne) Richards of Georgia; two great nieces Beth (Scott) Christensen of CA and Cathy Rendek of CO.


Ms. Reeves was preceded in death by her husband, parents and one sister Nora Richards.


Visitation will begin at 10 AM Tuesday morning, September 4, 2018, at the Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan.  The celebration of life service will follow at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Curtis Crowley officiating.  Burial will be in the Elizabeth Cemetery near Doniphan.