Mary Lou “Sally” Reeves, 80, of rural Augusta, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 at Harry Hynes Hospice-St. Francis. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado. Visitation with the family present will be from 5 to 8 Monday evening, also at the Funeral Home.
Interment will follow in Wilmot Cemetery.
She was born on Sept. 11, 1931 in Centralia, Ill., the daughter of James William and Mildred Pauline (Snyder) Sloan. She graduated from high school, and was a busy homemaker after her marriage to Jim Reeves on March 29, 1954 in Arkansas City. Sally loved to shop, send greeting cards and attend the Neighbor Christmas Party. She had volunteered at Wesley Hospital for 25 years, enjoyed traveling and supported Jim in everything he did.
Those who survive including her husband Jim of the home are: a daughter, Linda Pauline Reeves; grandchildren, Addie Hennon, Bailey Baxter, Madison Baxter, MacKenzie Baxter and Aaron Schoenhofer Reeves; and a nephew, Jimmy Stevenson of Garden City.
She was preceded in death by a son, Marc Adam Reeves; a brother, Sloan; and a sister, Betty Bell.
Memorials to her memory for Harry Hynes Hospice may be left with Carlson Funeral Home, who are in charge of the arrangement. Condolences to the family can be sent to www.carlsoncolonial.com.