A Celebration of Life for Aaron Theron Reeves Gaines Maddox, 35, Seville will be held 4pm, Saturday, August 31, 2013 at the Mt. Zion AME Church, 393 Reynolds Road, DeLeon Springs, Pastor Shirley C. Myrick and Dr. Jacqueline Moore, officiating. Visitation will be (today) Friday from 4pm to 7pm at Cusack Mortuary and Saturday from 3pm until service time at the church. Burial will follow the services at DeLeon Springs Cemetery. As his life was bright, cheerful and colorful, it is requested that those attending wear bright colors to celebrate his life per Aaron's wishes. Aaron was born July 26, 1978 to Maria Reeves Maddox and the late Alonzo Gaines Jr. Later in life, he was adopted by his step-father "Dad", Bobby Maddox Sr. Left to cherish his memories are his mother: Maria Maddox; father: Bobby Maddox Sr. (Beverly); daughter: Aaliah Izquierdo Gaines; grandparents: Calvin "Papa" and Annie Mae Reeves; Al and Marva Gaines; brothers: Bobby Lee Maddox II, Thomas Moody III (Toya), Travis Moody, Fred Slaughter; sisters: Shayla Gaines, Alyssa Blyss Maddox, Latashia Reeves, Maxine Butler, A. C. Slaughter; aunts: Barbara Armbrister, Mahalia Johnson (Joe), Marilyn Johnson (Robert), Carole Reeves, Darelene Cook, Sheila Reeves, Carmen Gaines, Mary Harpe, Marie M. Birch; uncles: Calvin Reeves, Earl Reeves (Sharion), Raymond Reeves (Sabrina), Randall Reeves, Terry Gaines, Tracy Gaines, R. L. Maddox Sr. (Faye); George Maddox (Michelle); godmothers: Jeanette Dillard (Tony), Dawn McClure and Sherryl Slaughter; two adored nieces: Kiana Christian, Arieana Jewel Maddox; nephew: Legend Idris Maddox; a host of other relatives and friends.
J. E. Cusack Mortuary
727 South Stone Street DeLand, FL 32720
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Aug. 30, 2013