Mr. John Reeves, Jr., age 84, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at his residence in Clifton, MS. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 23, 2023, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS and Saturday, June 24, 2023, from 9:30 AM until 9:50 AM at Clifton Baptist Church in Forest, MS. Services will follow at 10:00 AM. Burial will take place at Clifton Baptist Cemetery in Forest, MS. Bro. Paul Smith and Bro. Kenny Lang will officiate under the direction of Wolf Funeral Services.
Mr. Reeves was born to John L Q Reeves and Pauline Harrell Reeves on May 17, 1939, in Scott County, MS. Mr. Reeves worked for Bienville National Forest for thirty-three years, St. Dominic Hospital for two years and drove a school bus for twelve years. He was an avid outdoorsman and farmer who enjoyed raising cattle, chickens, a garden and loved feeding his fish everyday. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and he truly loved every member of his family.
Mr. Reeves was preceded in death by his parents, John L Q Reeves and Pauline Reeves; two brothers, D.C. and Duane Reeves; three sisters, Loraine Hocutt, Elaine Speed and Maxine Cash; three grandchildren, Joey Reeves, Wayne Shelby and John Taylor Reeves. He is Survived by his wife of Sixty-seven years, Dorothy Reeves of Clifton, MS; son, James Reeves (Peggy) of Clifton, MS; two daughters, Kay Hatch (Monte) of Pearl, MS and Janet Shelby (Harold) of Newton, MS; eleven grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Michael Reeves, Spencer Karges, Nathaniel Reeves, Jared Reeves, Caleb Reeves and Garrett Reeves.
Honorary pallbearers will be Gage and Gavin Reeves.
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