Thursday, May 5, 2011

Mary Alice Reeb, 87, of Jenkins, formerly of Springfield, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2011, at her home. She was born on Nov. 1, 1923, in Columbus, Ohio. After graduating from high school at the Holy Family High School in Columbus, Ohio, she enrolled in nursing school and graduated as a registered nurse. She was united in marriage to Alonzo E. Reeb, Jr. in Ohio on Oct. 5, 1942. He preceded her in death 18 years ago.

Survivors include: one son, Jeff Reeb, of Memphis, Tenn.; one daughter, Teresa Grey and her fiancée, Charles Nickle, both of Jenkins; and two grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Donna Rose Davis.

Private family services will be held at a later date at the Springfield National Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest with her husband, when her grandson, Alonzo, returns from his deployment in Iraq.