Velma Lucille Reeves

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Velma Lucille Reeves, 87, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

She was born on Dec. 4, 1931 in Greencastle, the daughter of Earl and Edna (Barnard) Knauer and was a 1950 graduate of Greencastle High School.

Velma retired from GTE, where she had worked as a telephone operator for more than 20 years.

She was a member of the Brick Chapel United Methodist Church.

Velma is survived by her sons, Gary (Janet) Reeves and Robert “Larry” Reeves, granddaughter Meredith Humphries and two great-granddaughters, Maddie and Penny.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Reeves, grandson Robert Owen Reeves and 14 siblings.

Graveside services will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 22 at the Brick Chapel Cemetery. Interment will follow.

Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Velma to the Brick Chapel UMC c/o 6103 N. CR 500 East, Bainbridge, IN. 46105.

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