August 12, 1926 ~ March 19, 2007

Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Pauline Black Reeves, 80, of 687 Sandy Mush Rd., Leicester, died Monday, March 19, 2007, at St. Joseph?s Campus Mission Hospitals. A native of Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of the late Leslie and Verna Rogers Black. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Filmore Reeves, who died in 1961. She was a loving mother, and grandmother, and was loved by many in her community. Mrs. Reeves was a member of Little Sandy United Methodist Church. Mrs. Reeves is survived by her daughter, Judy Reeves, of Leicester; sons, Douglas, Rickey and wife Wilma, Jerry and wife Vicky, Chris, and Keith, all of Leicester; brother, Harold Black and wife Pearl, of Leicester; 12 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Little Sandy United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dennis Brown and Steve Robinson officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Her family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

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  1. Pauline has always meant so much to me. She is my cousin that I loved and respected for she was so honest and forthright in all she did. We had some wonderful times together, they will be beautiful memories for me, even though I will miss her.

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  2. We’re neighbors. While I didn’t visit much, when I did Pauline and I always had fun talking politics. She was a nice lady and I’ll miss seeing her in her yard and waving to me when I passed her house.
    Due to a prior unavoidable commitment, regretfully we will be unable to attend her services on Wednesday. Our condolences to her family and friends who will undoubtedly miss her even more.
    Barbara Coulson

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  3. Dear Family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. With Sympathy, Tammy Reeves (Daughter of Burton Reeves)

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  4. To the Reeves Family,
    You all do not know me for I work with Keith at Eaton Electrical. I send my sincere condolences to all the family and friends that surround Mrs. Reeves. From all the I’ve learned from working with Keith, Mrs. Reeves was a very special person, who without doubt, will be missed tremendously. I’m keeping you in my prayers during this sad time.

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  5. Dear Doug, Rickey, Jerry, Chris, Judy and Keith, Our hearts share your grief. Pauline was our treasure and we will miss her beyond words. She comforted and counseled many and her life was full of strength, honesty, and unconditional love. We are grateful to have been in her life and we are richer because of it. Our prayers continue to be with you.

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  6. I met your beloved mom only once, but she had me in stitches! I can only imagine the myriad of lives she has blessed during her journey on this earth . . . I know she was a tremedous source of strength for Cindy lo these many years. May God bless you all in this time.

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  7. Dearest Doug, Rickey, Jerry, Chris, Judy and Keith. Our Sympathy to Your whole Family. Your Mother was a very Wonderful Person. She had a special way that warmed the hearts of everyone who knew her. May your all cherish the many beautiful memories you have of your years together. God Bless you all during these difficult days.
    Barbara Jean & Joe Metz

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  8. Pauline was such a wonderful woman. I will miss her so much. So many of my good memories growing up have Miss Pauline in them, especially when she would sit at the creek with me and Bethany and Bubba while we played down there. I love her so much and she meant so much to me.
    I’m so sorry for everyone’s loss.
    If there is anything I can do please let me know.

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  9. Pauline was one of the most generous and honest people I have met. I am grateful that my daughter Cindy and her family as well as us had her in our lives. We are richer for her presence.

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  10. Pauline will always be fondly remembered as a strong and beautiful person, a unique individual that will be sorely missed.

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  11. Dear Children:

    I can’t tell you how much your mom meant to me. My dauther, Bennie, and I always looked forward to our summer visit with Pauline. We always found something to laugh about. Both of us will certainly miss her and our trips to NC will never be quite the same. Her passing has left an incredible hole in our hearts. We are thinking of all of you during this most difficult time.

    With deepest sympathy and love,
    Dorothy Watson and Bennie Smith

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