Dorothy Inez Reeves

June 18, 1932 - June 11, 2016
Dorothy Inez Reeves passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016 in Brady, Texas at the age of 83.
Services were held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 with visitation held prior to the service from 9:00 A.M - 10:00 A.M. at Heritage Funeral Home in Brady. Interment followed the service at Rest Haven Cemetery in Brady.
Dorothy was born on June 18, 1932 in Llano, Texas to Calvin and Nora (Bradshaw) Ratliff. She was one of seven children. Dorothy married the love of her life, James Houston Reeves, on November 11, 1952 in Ballinger, Texas. Together they were blessed with four children; Thomas, James, Sharon, and Robert. Dorothy and James had been happily married for 41 years at the time of his passing in January of 1994. She was awarded a Life Membership in the Heart of Texas District of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs for her many years of service in the Twentieth Century Club. Dorothy was a woman of strong faith and a member of the First Baptist Church in Brady. She also enjoyed reading, golfing, and spending time with her family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, James Houston Reeves; parents, Calvin and Nora Ratliff; son in law, Danny Turnbow; and five siblings.
She is survived by her children; Thomas W. Reeves and wife Sandy of Johnson City, James W. Reeves and wife Sue of Llano, Sharon L. Turnbow of Big Lake, and Robert Reeves and wife Cynthia of Brady; one brother, Charles "Bill" Ratliff; as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and extended family.
Serving as pallbearers were; Walter Turnbow, Cody Page, Ty Gerstenberger, Robert Houston Reeves, Austin Reeves and Robbie Evans.
Family requests memorial donations be made in Ms. Reeves honor and memory to the Godly Impressions Pre-School at the First Baptist Church, 1103 W. 17th St., Brady, TX 76825 or to the charity of your choice.
Please view Ms. Reeves online memorial at

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