Susan "Sue" Marie Reeves
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60, of East Liberty, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014 in her home surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 27, 1953 in Canton, Ohio, the daughter of Thomas and Mildred (Kramer) Hare.
Sue graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics Education in 1975. She retired from Triad School District in 2013, after having been a special education teacher for 30 years. Sue was a member of the Greater Sidney Area Emmaus Community, Middleburg United Methodist Church, Christian Teachers Association, and the Association of Mature American Citizens. She enjoyed Emmaus ministry, mission work, reading, gardening and Jazzercise. Sue loved walking the golf course while her husband played and she especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her mother, Mildred; her husband of 38 years, Pastor Tim Reeves; her daughters, Amanda Elizabeth (Seth) Hanford of Rock Hill, S.C. and Danielle Marie Reeves of East Liberty; son, Christopher Arthur Thomas (Jennifer) Reeves of Springfield; three grandchildren, Madeline "Maddie" Elizabeth Hanford, Noah Benjamin Reeves, and Isabelle "Izzie" Faith Reeves; sisters, Mary Diane Christine (Myron) Smith of Louisville, Ohio and Theresa Ann (Robert) Strecker of Akron, Ohio; mother-in-law, Barbara Ann Reeves of Springfield; as well as nine nieces and nephews. Sue is preceded in death by her father, Thomas; son, Benjamin Scott Reeves; brother, Thomas Hare; father-in-law, Arthur Thomas Reeves; brother-in-law, Theodore "Ted" Reeves.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 28, 2014 in the Middleburg United Methodist Church, 11824 St. Rt. 287, Middleburg, OH 43336. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday in the church with Pastor Tim Reeves officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Caring Kitchen, 300 Miami St, Urbana, OH 43078; Middleburg United Methodist Church, c/o Family Life Center, PO Box 1, Middleburg, OH 43336; Rock Hill Vineyard, checks payable to Vineyard Church of Northridge, 4650 Ridgewood Rd. East, Springfield, OH 45502, memo: Rock Hill Church; or to Universal Home Health & Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, OH 43311. Services are entrusted to FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com
Vernon Family Funeral Homes, 937-747-2101
Published in The Repository on Mar. 26, 2014