December 11, 1929 - October 28, 2020
Helen G. Reeves, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 28, 2020. She passed to Heaven at her home in Dodge, Texas. Helen was born on December 11, 1929 to parents Malinda Lee (Roberts) Wilson and Edgar Walter Wilson in Oakhurst, Texas. Helen graduated from Huntsville High School in 1945 and attended Sam Houston State University (then Sam Houston State Teachers College). It was there that she met her future husband, Daniel H. Reeves, Jr. They were married on December 27, 1947 and remained together for 59 years until Dan’s death in 2006. Helen continued her education later in life by graduating from the first J.G. Davis/ Huntsville Memorial Hospital / Walker County LVN nursing school. She passed the state LVN certification test with the highest score ever achieved up to that time. Helen worked at Huntsville Memorial Hospital as a surgical nurse until her retirement in 1984. Helen is predeceased by her husband Dan, her parents, her sisters Pauline and Norma, brother Prentis and grandson Phillip. She is survived by her daughter Danna Beth Riley, sons Daniel Lee Reeves (Selena) and Walter Hebert Reeves (Annamarie). Also, Helen is survived by eight (8) grandchildren, eight (8) great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Helen made the most of her 90 years. She had a long and happy marriage, a successful career, got to see her children and grandchildren grow to adulthood, loved her church, especially singing in the choir, and going fishing with her favorite fishing buddy, her husband Dan. Helen was known for her caring and giving nature. She supported her children and grandchildren with love and consideration. She will always be remembered for her fiery nature and never give up attitude that inspired her family even at the end of her life. Helen will be missed by all that knew and loved her. Services will be on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 10:00am at First Baptist Church Dodge, 204 FM 405 Rd, Huntsville, TX 77320. Interment will be at Dodge Community Cemetery, following the service. Memorial condolences to the family may be made at www.shmfh.com.
Helen G. Reeves, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 28, 2020. She passed to Heaven at her home in Dodge, Texas. Helen was born on December 11, 1929 to parents Malinda Lee (Roberts)... View Obituary & Service Information
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