Emma Hawley Reeves
Emma Hawley Reeves
  • July 20, 1920 - December 20, 2017
  • Blythewood, South Carolina

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BLYTHEWOOD Funeral service for Emma Hawley Reeves, 97, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Sandy Level Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel, is assisting the family.

Mrs. Reeves died Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Born in Blythewood, she was a daughter of the late Edwin Meade and Dora Bristow Hawley. She attended Columbia College and Draughon’s Business College and worked as a substitute teacher in the public school system. She was a lifelong member of Sandy Level Baptist Church. She met the love of her life, her husband, Harold, in Hampton, S.C.

Surviving are her sons, Hal Reeves of Blythewood, Edwin Reeves (Louann) of Columbia, Peter Reeves (Lynn) of Blythewood; daughter, Dallas Schmidt of Blythewood; grandchildren, Nicole, Daphne and Julia Reeves, April Farhoud, Jay, Graham and Michael Schmidt, Eric and Patrick Reeves, Madalyn Bandy; five great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Alma Kundis of Richmond, Va. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her sister, Betty Griffin.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Drive, Columbia, SC 29210.