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Stanley Reeves

March 21, 1936 ~ July 17, 2022 (age 86)

Obituary

Stanley E. Reeves, age 86, of Gulfport, Mississippi passed away July 17, 2022. He was born March 21, 1936, in Salem, Arkansas. He was the son of General Jackson “GJ” and Georgia (Johnston) Reeves He served in the United States Army for 20 years, including the Vietnam War. He was stationed in various places including Europe and Japan. After his retirement he resided in Chapman, Kansas (1976-1984) Memphis, Tennessee (1984-2005) Heber Springs, Arkansas (2005-2019) then his final destination was the Armed Forces Retirement Home Gulfport, Mississippi (2019-2022). He married the mother of his children Linda Bridges in 1959. Stanley was a wonderful father and grandfather. His family and friends were very important in his life. Every year he had a huge garden and would share with his neighbors. His hobby was making stained glass which he gave as gifts to family and friends. He was a hard worker, he was generous, he was loyal, he loved God and he loved our country.

Survivors include his children Marvin Reeves of Denver, Colorado, Melinda (Ron) Riling of Scottsboro, Alabama, Debra (Scott) Ussery of Phoenix, Arizona. His is also survived by his brother Russel (Lynn) Reeves Haubstadt of Indiana, grandchildren Jamie (Jason) Stroda, Justin (Laura) Koland, Wesley (Kelsey) Reeves, Chantel (Gina) Anderson-Puzo, Nicolette Reeves, Jade (Zack) Parker, Jaclyn Iezek, six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter-in-law, Mary Reeves, sisters, Cathleen (Bernard) Gunter, Joyce (Paul) Brimhall, and brother, Vurlon Reeves.

A celebration of life will be held at the Stevens Funeral Home Forest City, Arkansas, at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2022. Visitation will be one hour before service. Honoring Stanley’s request, burial will be at the Salem Cemetery located in New Salem, Arkansas.

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