Mattie Irene Reeves
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Mattie Irene Reeves, 95, of Empire, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at her residence. She was a devoted member of Dilworth Freewill Baptist Church.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., at the New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home in Dora.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at 1 p.m. in the New Horizon Memorial Chapel. Rev. Terry Murphree and Rev. Ronnie Johnson will officiate. Burial will follow at New Canaan Cemetery in Empire.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyt Reeves; her sister, Della Wilson; her brothers, Berry and Sonny Johnson; and her daughter-in-law, Frances “Lucy” Reeves.

Survivors include her children, Ralph Reeves, Hershel Reeves (Joyce), Roger Reeves (Judy), Rebecca Baughn (William “Jitter”) and Darrell Reeves; one brother, J.D. Johnson; two sisters, Lorene Reeves and Druscilla Jett; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and other family members; and a host of friends.

Pallbearers will be Bob Reeves, Mike Reeves, Norris Johnson, Adam Reeves, Jerome Cordell and Ray Reeves.

Online condolences may be expressed at

New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora; 205-648-2323