Mary Elizabeth Reaves, 89, died Sunday, July 6, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Malden, Mo.
Born July 6, 1919, in Idabel, Okla., daughter of the late William and Effie Odom Bristow, she was a member of the Church of Christ in Malden.
On August 24, 1940, in Caruthersville, she married Roy Vernon Reaves, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond King and Bill Bristow; and one granddaughter, Lynnea Roberts.
Survivors include three sons, Roy Reaves and wife Becky, of Russellville, Ark., Jerry Reaves and wife Marilynn, of Malden, James Reaves and wife Karen, of Malden; two sisters, Margie Steele of Venice, Fla., and Lena Scher of Arnold, Mo.; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2008, at the Malden Church of Christ with Mr. Jerry Morgan officiating.
Burial will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.