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 Bessie Pauline <I>Newman</I> Reeves

Bessie Pauline Newman Reeves

Jermyn, Jack County, Texas, USA
Death 11 Aug 2005 (aged 92)
Graham, Young County, Texas, USA
Burial Loving, Young County, Texas, USA
Plot Section 6, Lot # 23
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Pauline Newman Reeves, 92, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, in Graham. Funeral services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, in the Morrison Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Loving Cemetery in Loving. Arrangements are under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.

Mrs. Reeves was born June 9, 1913, in Jack County to the late V. A. and Willie Bayless Newman. She graduated from Bryson High School and attended Weatherford College and taught public school at Flint Creek. She married Ardis Reeves on Aug. 15, 1935, in Jermyn. He preceded her in death on April 19, 1994. Mrs. Reeves was a former sales clerk for C.R. Anthony Co. and the late C.F. Harmon. She attended First Baptist Church in Loving where she was pianist and taught Sunday school for many years. After moving to Graham she became a member of First Baptist Church Graham. She was Past Worthy Matron of the Loving Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star.

Survivors include her son, Virgil Lee Reeves and wife Barbara of Spring; her brother, Bayless Newman of Graham; four grandchildren, Lynda Spring and husband Rusty of Graham, Robert Holland and wife Jennifer of Rowlett, Joshua Reeves of Cincinnati, Ohio and Janet Reeves of Austin; two great-grandchildren, Hannah Holland and Kristin Spring.

Mrs. Reeves was preceded in death by her daughter, Elnora Street; brothers, Stewart Albert and Douglas Carl Newman; and a grandson, Virgil Alvin Holland.

Memorials may be made to the Loving Community Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 91, Loving, Texas 76460.

-published in The Graham Leader newspaper, Graham, Young County, Texas on August 12, 2005

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