Martha L. Reeves


Martha L. Reeves, age 80 of Grantfork IL, died Sunday, June 04, 2017, at her residence.

She was born July 14, 1936 in Elmo, MO the daughter of Walter and Frieda (nee Sanders) Eifert.

On September 05, 1959 she married Bobbie Reeves at Elmo, MO. He passed away September 06, 1996.

She was a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland, IL and a former member at the United Church of Christ of Marine.

Martha was born and grew up in Elmo, MO. After her marriage she and her husband moved to Edwardsville and then to Marine in the late 1950’s. She lived in Marine until after her husbands death in 1996. She then moved to Highland and in 2003 she moved to Grantfork with her 2 sons. She had worked at Faith Countryside Homes in housekeeping from 1982 to the early 2000’s. She enjoyed growing flowers, jig saw puzzles, and word find puzzles.

Survivors include :
Son – Charles A. Reeves, Highland, IL
Son – Robert K. Reeves, Highland, IL
Son – Mark S. (Missy) Reeves, Coulterville, IL
Grandchild – Kelsey N. (Nick) Cobb
Grandchild – Brandon Reeves
Sister – Virginia Miller, Godfrey, IL

She was preceded in death by :
Father – Walter Eifert
Mother – Frieda Eifert nee Sanders
Husband – Bobbie Reeves – Died 9/06/19963
Son – Terrie B. Reeves – Died 1963
Brother – Charles Eifert

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 07, 2017, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL .

Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 07, 2017, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL., with Rev. Christopher W. Hill officiating.

Interment will be at Marine Cemetery in Marine, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

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