Gayle Murphey Reeves
Gayle Murphey Reeves
  • August 3, 1922 - September 25, 2017
  • Jackson, Mississippi

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Gayle Murphey Reeves, 95, passed away on September 25, 2017 in Jackson, MS. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home with a funeral service to follow at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow in Lakewood Memorial Park. She was born in Ardmore, OK, to the late Monte Elmer Murphey and Minnie Ellen Hartnett Murphey.

Mrs. Reeves was a former member of First Christian Church and a current member of Briarwood United Methodist Church. She was a court reporter for the United States Government in 1944 where she met her husband Julius Reeves.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Julius Reeves; two sisters; two brothers and numerous relatives. She is survived by daughters, Martha Reeves Bise and Julie Jennifer Reeves; granddaughter, Betty Bise Neels (Carl) of Florida; three great granddaughters, Willow Abigail Neels, Aspen Faith Neels and Magnolia Grace Neels; one great grandson, Hawthorn Carl Neels.

The family request memorials be made to Briarwood United Methodist Church or the Charity of your choice.