Ruth Lillian (Sherwood) Reeves

June 20, 1948 ~ May 4, 2019 (age 70)

Ruth Lillian Reeves, age 70, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019 at her home in  Sparta, TN surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Reeves was born in Milan, Missouri on June 20, 1948 to Orval Sherwood and Lillian Warren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Son, Anthony Ray Search and daughter, Melinda Louise Jenkins.

She is survived by her loving husband, Roger Reeves; daughter, Cheryl Denise Reed; step- Children, Kathy Alwood, Jamie McNabb and Robert Reeves; Granddaughters, Kenya Reed, Valerie Welch, Mandy Ford, and Christy Oliva; Grandsons, Joseph Reed, Carlos Oliva, Christopher Reed, and David Oliva; Great Grandkids, Lydia, Kyle, Bracken, Abby, Tyson, Brody, Lindsey, Jennifer, Allen, Gabriel, and Charlie; and four step - grandchildren.


The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at the Lords Chapel Church on 909 Hensley Chapel Rd. in Sparta, TN from 4:00 pm till 5:00 pm.

The service will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 5:00 pm at the Lords Chapel Church on 909 Hensley Chapel Rd. in Sparta, TN. Bro. Dewey Young.

 In lieu of flowers the family has requested to make donation to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.

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