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“So sorry to hear of Reba's passing. She was a good friend and a devoted employee of my parents. This world will be a sad place without that little...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: LYNNE NEVELS - Oak Grove, LA

“Dear Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God bless you with peace. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Todd and DeAnna Smith - Oak Grove, LA

“Lisa, Michael and I are so sorry for your loss. You will miss her dearly, but take comfort in knowing you will see her again one day. We love you. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Sherry Lingo - Oak Grove, LA

“Lisa ,so sorry for your loss Reba was one of the first family members I met. She was a hard working woman and a sweet lady.Praying for you and...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Fran Philley - pioneer, LA

“Reba and I go back to a wonderful childhood in Liddieville. She will be missed. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Wiggins Cotton - West Monroe, LA

“I just now read about Ms. Philley's passing!She was a sweet hardworking lady. She came in our store a few months ago. We all talked about the Burger...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Billy Ray &Tamra Steward& Steward Home Center Friends - LA

“Lisa and family, So sorry to read about Miss Reba's passing on. I know that she will be missed. Please accept my condolences. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Roselie Overby - Oak Grove, LA

“Aunt Reba I will miss you so much! You were a special lady to me! I have so many memories of you coming to MawMaw Evelyn's! I know Punkin and MawMaw...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Chasity Robian Johnson - LA

“Lisa, Gene, and Tiffany, so very sorry to learn about Mrs. Reba. She was a special lady who loved her family dearly. Praying for all of you. Love...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Audrey Hammack - Oak Grove, LA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Vivian Griffin Redd - Pioneer, LA

“Lisa, I am so very sorry to hear about Mrs. Philley. Our thoughts & prayers are with you, Gene, & Tiffany. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Veronica McLendon - El Dorado, AR

“Lisa so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family! ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Angie Glascock - Oak Grove, LA


MRS. REBA DELL SMITH PHILLEY, 83 OAK GROVE, LOUISIANA Cox Funeral Home Oak Grove, Louisiana OAK GROVE, LA - Reba Philley, 83, went to be with our Lord on Friday, November 29, 2013 at Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe, Louisiana. She was born on October 13, 1930 in Liddieville, Louisiana to the union of her parents, John Wright Smith, Sr. and Mary Idella Richardson Smith. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Thomas Philley; her brother, John Wright Smith, Jr.; and her sisters, Lou Ann Smith and Ava Lewis. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Gene Johnson of Oak Grove; one granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Tiffany and Nick Harris of Calhoun, Louisiana; one sister, Bertha Clark of Monticello, Mississippi; and a host of nieces and nephews. Special survivors include the family's beloved poodles, Precious and Blossom. Pallbearers are: Lindy Lingo, Mike Lingo, Clay Hamilton, Jess Smith, Mack Lancaster and Jerry Thomas. The funeral will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at First United Methodist Church in Oak Grove with Reverend Doctor Curtis Carroll officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Cox Funeral Home of Oak Grove. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2013 between the hours of 4 to 6 PM at Cox Funeral Home in Oak Grove.

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