The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Cedar Creek Baptist Church, Connor Mill Road, Ellaville, Georgia. The Reverend Joseph Brown will officiate. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery.
Mr. Theordis Reeves was born March 15, 1942 to the late West Jackson Reeves and the late Julian Kelsey Reeves in Ellaville, Georgia. He was educated in the public school system of Schley County. At an early age, he joined the Cedar Creek Baptist Church. In 2007, he moved his membership to New Home Baptist Church.
Born in a family of nine siblings, seven preceded him in death: Hattie Mae Proctor, Willie C. Tucker, Annie Julia Brown, Cora Mae Terry, Drucilla Brown, Wesley Tucker, Jr., and Sammie Lee Reeves. He also had one son to precede him in death, Richard Lee Reeves.
Theordis lived in Akron, Ohio for several years where he worked for Stan Towing Company. After moving back to his native land of Ellaville, Georgia, he ran a local taxi cab service. He was joined in holy matrimony to late Josephine Sanders Reeves.
He leaves a legacy of love and many fond memories to his beloved children, which include the following: Roosevelt Reeves, Dorothy Reeves (and her friend, Donnie Sanford), all of Buena Vista, Georgia, Terry Reeves, Salina, Kansas, and Lisa (Eddie) Hill, Buena Vista, Georgia. He also leaves his seventeen grandchildren; a host of great grandchildren; two siblings, Mary Brooks and Morris Lee (Geraldine) Reeves, both of Ellaville, Georgia; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, including a devoted niece, Minister Velma Johnson; other relatives and friends.