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1933 George 2022

George Devon Reeves

July 19, 1933 — September 28, 2022


George Devon Reeves, 89, of Desha, Arkansas, departed this life on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.

He was born in Promise Land, Arkansas on July 19, 1933, to William Reeves and Myrtle Stewart Reeves.

During his working years he owned his own furniture business and upholstery shop.  He was a member of the Southside Church of Christ.

George loved to play his guitar and sing especially to his family.  He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, going to auctions, yard sales, gardening, and watching westerns, especially those with John Wayne.  He was a people person and loved going to church. 

He is survived by his sons, Rickey Devon Reeves, (Barbara), of Salado, Charles Devon Reeves (Candy) of Hutchinson, Kansas, Larry Wayne Reeves (Shawnette) of Cave City; his daughters, Linda Marie Melton (Tommy Jo) of Batesville, Kathey Sue Schrimsher, of Southside, Violet Myrtle Louise Sheffield, of Desha, Misty Dawn Burnett (William) of Little Rock; a sister, Millie Marie Skaggs, of Jonesboro; twenty grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.

George was preceded in death by parents, a brother, Toby Reeves, a sister, Ruby Preston, and great grandson, Dustin Leroy Couch.

Visitation will be Friday, September 30, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the chapel of Doty Southside Funeral Service, 2180 Batesville Blvd, Southside.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, October 1, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Doty Southside Funeral Service with Bro. Billy Cline officiating. 

Burial will follow the service in the Egner Cemetery in Southside.

Pallbearers will be David Sheffield, Jeff Risher, Jesse Burnett, Scotty Schales, Bradley Grigsby, and George Reeves.

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Friday, September 30, 2022

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Saturday, October 1, 2022

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