HARRISBURG - Mrs. Maxine Stewart Reeves, 84, of Harrisburg (Central Community), died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. She was born Jan. 21, 1928, to the late George Thomas and Selma Reed Stewart in Bay. She was a housewife and member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church near Harrisburg.
Mrs. Reeves was preceded in death by one grandson, seven brothers, four sisters and parents.
She is survived by her husband, Charley Everett Reeves of the home; one daughter, Charlene Reeves Smith of Harrisburg; one son, Charles Wayne Reeves of Nathrop, Colo.; one sister, Leila Katherine Battles of Elk Grove, Calif.; three brothers, George Thomas Stewart Jr., of Clarksville, Charles Dale Stewart of Scottsboro, Ala., and Darrell Stewart of Ponca City, Okla.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were Jan. 9 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church on Highway 158 in the Central Community, with Rev. Gary Brown officiating. Burial followed in Nettleton Cemetery in Jonesboro, with Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Terry Peeler, Howard Hitt, Mark Beard, Grady McGuire, Roy Davidson, and Michael Clem.
Memorials may be made to the Gideons for bibles or the American Heart Association.
An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.