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“Larry and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you in Mr. Reeves' passing. Elaine Thompson ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: EW Thompson

“Preacher Ted Reeves gave me my first opportunity to preach at Burnette Cove Baptist Church. He was always one of my greatest supports. I loved him...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: James Dillard Grant

“I am holding you and your family close in my heart and prayers. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Cindy Miles

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Uncle R.L., Aunt Jane, & Tammy

“Ted and Pansy ministered to our family for all of those 52 years. They were with us when we lost Dad and Mother, Grandmother Davis, Uncle Max, and...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Dan Keith Ray

“Ted Reeves was a true gentleman and will be missed, but is now in a much better place. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Gene Greene

“Teddie, and Family.. Ann,James and Stanley Grose send their condolences...we can relate.. our dad having passed almost exactly two years ago and a...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Stan Grose

“Family: Please know you are in my prayers at the loss of such a great man of God. I loved listening to him preach! This is only a temporary...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Sharon Wood Johnson-Franks

“I remember his powerful preachings when he was pastor at East Waynesville Baptist when I was growing up.Wonderful preacher and nicest person you'd...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Becky Stevens

“Ted was a great great man. One of my childhood pastors at Faith Baptist. I honestly don't remember many of the sermons I heard growing up, as a child...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Cassie Crowe

“I love this man so very much. He filled in at Pleasant Balsam for a month or two I believe. Him and his beautiful wife was like family. I don't feel...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Anna Helmuth


Ted L. Reeves 87, died Monday, April 17, 2017. Born in 1929, he was the son of the late Vera Reeves and Paul Ferguson of the Cove Creek Community of Haywood County. He was a member of the Cove Baptist Church and a lifetime member of the Pleasant Balsam Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pansy Bryson Reeves, with whom he shared more than 61 years of marriage and 52 years of ministry in various Baptist churches of both Haywood and Jackson Counties.; by his sister, Margie Ann Reeves; and his great-grandson, Patrick Crumpler. For nearly the past 60 years he has made his home in the Iron Duff Community. In addition to his pastoral ministry, he was a former employee of Dayco, a farmer, brick-block mason, carpenter, and all around handyman. He enjoyed being with his family, friends, and neighbors; keeping up with the Los Angles Dodgers and the UNC-CH Tar Heels; sharing good stories; and spending a day in quest of some fish. He is survived by his daughter, Teddie McClure, and husband, Mike; two sons, Larry Reeves and Randy Reeves. Also surviving are grandchildren and their families, Duane Norman and wife Amy, their daughters Sarah and Rachel; Christi Crumpler and husband Neal, their daughter Allyson, and son, Riley; Rebecca Dean and husband Leejohn; Sara Rosenkrans and husband Jeremey, their son, Asher; Tim Reeves and wife Beth, with son Lawson, and daughter, Zadie; and Tyler and Liam Reeves. Funeral services will be held at 6:00 PM, Saturday, April 22, 2017 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home. Visitation will follow the funeral service. The committal will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery of the Iron Duff Community of Waynesville. Officiating at the funeral will be Reverend Tim Reeves, Duane Norman, and Reverend Larry Reeves. The committal service will be conduct by Reverend Billy Ferguson and Reverend Jerry Nelson. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in his memory to Fruitland Baptist College, 1455 Gilliam Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792. Until the time for the services, the family will be at the home of Teddie and Mike McClure, 290 Fernwood Road, Clyde, NC. Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville oversees the arrangements.

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