Dorothy Mae Reeves

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Dorothy Mae Reeves, 88, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Born April 15, 1924 in West Point, Ind., she was the daughter of Virgil D. Akins and Gracie M. (Reynolds) Akins.

She was married to Omer H. Reeves on May 17, 1944, and he preceded her in death on April 24, 2000.

Dorothy was a sales clerk for J.C. Penney Co. where she retired on April 15, 1988 after 24 years of service.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda Ann (Pete) Dupre, Syracuse, N.Y.; grandchildren Jennifer M. (Clines) Stamm and Christopher A. Clines; brothers Jerry Akins and James Akins; sister-in-law Gladys Blanchard; great-grandchildren Courtney and Zachary Stamm; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, brother Robert Akins and sister Carolyn Akins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, April 15 at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Rev. Mark Miller officiating.

Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. Monday until the time of the service.

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