OKOLONA – Glen David Reeves, 55, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center following a brief illness. A lifelong resident of Okolona, he was born March 23, 1958, to O.D. Reeves and Lillie Baughman Reeves.
He was a 1976 graduate of Okolona High School. He served in the Mississippi National Guard for more than 20 years, making several tours overseas. He worked many years as an electrician for Sullivan Electric before his health failed. He was a member of Grace Chapel Baptist Church.
To honor his wishes, family and friends will be received beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday at his residence, 436 County Road 136, Okolona, in celebration of his life, followed by cremation. Holland Funeral Directors, Okolona Chapel, is entrusted with arrangements.
He is survived by his father, O.D. Reeves of Tupelo; his life partner, Sarah Lee of Okolona; daughter, Judy McDonald (David) of Monette, Ark.; three sons, Joey Elliott (Monica) of Shannon, Joshua Terry (Launa) of Grenada and Richard Terry (Lisa) of Houston; nine grandchildren; a special aunt, Verna Blizzard of Houston; and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother; one brother, Danny Reeves; and an infant sister.
Memorials may be made to the Tupelo-Lee Human Society, P.O. Box 1185, Tupelo, MS 38801.
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