Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

November 19, 2012

Sidney Scott Reeves


Corsicana Daily Sun

— Sidney Scott Reeves, 76, of Italy, passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab.

He was born Aug. 5, 1936, and graduated from Italy High School. He attended the University of North Texas where he received his BA and Ma degrees in Elementary Education. On Feb. 22, 1958, he married his wife Jane (Jones) Reeves. He served in the U.S. Army as a Spec 4 Communications from 1958-1960. Sidney had a short career in advertising, and 32 years in education before retiring from Stafford Elementary School in 2000. He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Italy, Texas. He held offices over his life membership as Lay Leaders, Secretary, Greeter and Lay Leader to Annual Conferences. One of Sidney’s great loves was working with the Franklin Graham’s Organization and the Samaritan Purse each year.

Survivors include his wife, Jane; daughter, Shelley Reeves; granddaughter, Courtney Davidson; brother, Bob and wife Connie Reeves; as well as numerous loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son, Ty Scott Reeves; parents, James Sid and Fannie Ruth (Scott) Reeves; maternal grandparents, G.W. and Lula Smith Scott; paternal grandparents, Sam Morrison and Delila (Peavyhouse) Reeves.

Pallbearers will include Darin Reeves, Steven Bennett, Cody Reeves, Mason Reeves, Parker Reeves, and Jason Harris.

The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel in Italy, Texas. Officiating will be the Rev. Joe Chamness and the Rev. Leah Gregory.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to your favorite charity.

Arrangements made by Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.