Visitation will be held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Mt. Zion Road, Ellaville, Georgia on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Cedar Creek Baptist Church, 940 Conners Mill Road, Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia. Burial will be held at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Mt. Zion Road, Ellaville, Georgia.
Mr. Reeves was born March 25, 1939 to the late West Jackson Reeves and Lillian Kelsey Tucker in Schley County, Georgia. He was educated in the public school system of Schley County.
He joined the Cedar Creek Baptist Church at an early age. He was married to the former Geraldine Hartage and to this union they was blessed with eight children. Three children, Tracy Lee, Morris, Jr., and Baby Boy Reeves, preceded him in death, along with his grandson, Shaquille, and ten brothers/sisters, Annie Julia Brown, Cora Mae Terry, Mary Elizabeth Brooks, Drucilla Reeves Brown, Hattie Mae Proctor, Sammie Lee Reeves, Theodis Reeves, Mark Reeves, Buddy Reeves, Wesley Tucker, and Willie Tucker, Jr. Mr. Reeves was a retired logger.
Survivors are a beloved wife of 59 years, Geraldine Reeves, Ellaville, Georgia; five children, Connie Hill (Ron), Atlanta, Georgia, Charlene Pennymon (Kenneth) Americus, Georgia, Matthew Reeves (Meribeth) Cave Creek, Arizona, Tony Reeves (Mae) Ellaville, Georgia, and Nadia Jackson (Clinton) Ellaville, Georgia; ten grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Marteen Robinson, Columbia, Mississippi, Celestine Hartage, Jersey City, New Jersey and Hattie Tucker, Columbus, Georgia, a devoted aide Ms. Kiki Thornton and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.