Freda "Maxine" Reeves

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Freda "Maxine" Reeves, 79, of Washburn, passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at the Aurora Nursing Center in Aurora. She was born on July 3, 1936, daughter of Harvey and Annie (Laster) Boggess, in Cassville. On Jan. 25, 1954, she was united in marriage to Dallas Leston Reeves in Exeter; he preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 2001. She was was a member of the Mission Baptist Church in Washburn and The Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include: one son, Marshall "Leston" Reeves and his wife, Sheri, of Washburn; one daughter, Frances "Carolyn" Mason, of Cape Fair; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Billy Boggess, of Aurora; and four sisters, Geneva Schweizer, of Walsh, Colo., Betty Hilburn, of Cassville, Helen Turpin, of Nixa, and Charlotte O'Neal, of Springdale, Ark.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Peggy Coffey; one grandson; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Pearlene Hilburn and Hazel Bacon.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International and entrusted to the White Funeral Home and Crematory, P.O. Box 890, Cassville, MO 65625.

Funeral services were held Monday at the White Funeral Home and Crematory, with Pastor Jerry Williams officiating; burial followed at Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.