Obituary published August 29, 2013, in The Mexico Ledger

Mary Alice Reaves, 77 of Mexico died Monday August 26, 2013 at her home.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday at Arnold Funeral Home with burial to follow at Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.
Mary was born on July 19, 1936 in Greenwood, Mississippi the daughter of James and Madie (Moore) McClellan.
On January 10, 1952 Mary married George Reaves in Greenwood, Mississippi, he preceded her in death on January 24, 1989.
Mary is survived by sons, Michael Reaves (Bobbi) of Hawthorn, CA, George Reaves, Jr. (Sheridan Elizabeth) of St. Louis; a daughter, Diana Reaves of Chula Vista, CA; daughter-in-laws, Marsha Reaves of Chicago, and Jackie Reaves; grandchildren, Ariel Elizabeth Reaves, Sabrina Caitlynn Reaves both of St. Louis, April Lacrecia Reaves of Pensacola, FL, Sterlin Justin Reaves, Andre Lorenzo Reaves both of Gulf Port,MS, Diatra Reaves and Johnna Reaves of Chula Vista, CA; two great-grandchildren; half-sister, Lean McClellan of Flint, MI.
Along with her husband, Mary was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, James Larry Reaves, and John David Reaves.
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