INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Barbara J. Modglin Reeves, 65, of Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Springfield, Ill., died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at 2:15 a.m. at St. Vincent Seton Hospital after a brief illness. She was born March 23, 1948, in Mount Vernon, Ill., to the late Mitch and Barbara Kollintzas Modglin.
Barbara graduated from Bluford High School in 1966. She worked for 30 years at AT&T in Springfield, starting as an operator, then executive assistant, retiring in 1999. She was active with Kiwanis Club and was a member of the IBEW Union.
She dearly loved her family, spending time with her granddaughters; crocheting; traveling, especially to Branson, Mo., and an occasional trip to a casino to try her luck at the slot machines.
Surviving are her son, David (Leslie) Reeves of Indianapolis, Ind.; two granddaughters, Sophia and Charlotte Reeves; twin brother, William "Bill" Modglin of Corona, Calif.; and sisters, Tina Modglin of Hollywood, Calif., and Debbie (Jack) Jenkins of Missouri. She was preceded in death by an infant granddaughter, Kyler Reeves.
A graveside service will be Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. (Central time) at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens, Mount Vernon, Ill.
Abbott Funeral Home, Delphi, Ind., is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left at