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Emory L. Reeves

September 19, 1929 ~ July 15, 2021 (age 91)

Obituary

Emory L. Reeves, 91, of Reevesville, husband of Ernestine “Teeny” Reeves, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at his residence.

Funeral Services will be held 3:00 PM Sunday, July 18, 2021, at Reevesville Baptist Church with Rev. Aaron Hawk, Rev. Clyde Self and Rev. Chip Reeves officiating.  Visitation will be an hour before the service, beginning at 2:00.  Burial will be held at a later time.

Emory was born on September 19, 1929, in Dorange, SC, a son of the late Bryant James and Minnie Berry Reeves.  He was a graduate of St. George High School and North Greenville University and attended Charleston Southern University.  He was the owner of the Bowman IGA grocery store, an insurance salesman with Independent Life and retired from SC Army National Guard.  He was a member of Reevesville Baptist Church where he was a deacon.  He was predeceased by a sister, Happy Bell. 

Surviving is his wife, Ernestine “Teeny” Reeves, Reevesville; children, Bess Reeves, Kingsland, GA, Jayne (Clyde) Self, Flowery Branch, GA, Emory Luther “Chip” (Trisha) Reeves, Miledgeville, GA,  Price Johnston (Jennifer) Reeves, Columbia and Ryan Reeves, Reevesville; grandchildren, Harley Blake, Devlyn Blake, JayeAnna Self, Elyza Self, Clyde Emory Self, Kaitlin Reeves, William Reeves, Madison Reeves, Justin Reeves and Brandon Reeves; great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Reeves; brothers, Daniel J. (Sarah) Reeves, James Reeves and Charles (Jackie) Reeves; sisters, Helen (Cecil) Byrd and BJ (Mike) Dall.

Memorials may be made to Reevesville Baptist Church, PO Box 86, Reevesville, SC 29471.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
July 18, 2021

2:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Reevesville Baptist Church
306 Rigby Street
Reevesville, SC 29471

Funeral Service
Sunday
July 18, 2021

3:00 PM
Reevesville Baptist Church
306 Rigby Street
Reevesville, SC 29471

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