Thursday, December 1, 2005

Ruth Etta Reams, 86, of Nampa, Idaho, formerly of Exeter, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, 2005, in Nampa Care Center.

She was born Dec. 18, 1918, at Exeter, the daughter of James Elmer and Lena Eliza (Davidson) Tucker. On July 26, 1935, in Exeter, she was united in marriage to Orme Reams, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, two sisters and one grandchild.

Survivors include: three children, Carl Reams and his wife, Joan, of Lexington, N.C., Etta Mae Lycan, of Nampa, Idaho, Willie L. Reams and his wife, Cheryl, of Nampa, Idaho; one sister, Mary Higgs, of Pierce City; nine grandchildren; three step grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 12 step-great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and three step great-great grandchildren.

After several trips out west they moved to Idaho in 1957. She was a charter member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Nampa.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, December 2, at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 12 noon Friday at Fohn Funeral Home.


Cassville, Missouri