September 25, 1938 ~ November 20, 2019

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

Sandra Frisbee Reeves, 81, entered Heaven’s Gate on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family.

Born on September 25, 1938, in Madison Co., Sandra resided in Buncombe Co. for 60 years. She was a member of Little Sandy Mush United Methodist Church. She was the daughter of the late Hilliard and Selma Frisbee, and was also preceded in death by her brother, Dwight Frisbee.

In addition to being a homemaker, Sandra was the owner/operator of Reeves Grocery since 1964 along with her husband, Don. She loved gardening, flowers, tending her flock of chickens, but most of all loved her role as “Grandma.”

Sandra is survived by her husband, Don Reeves; daughter, Maxine Hodges (John), of Leicester; grandsons, Josh Hodges, of Leicester, and Ben Hodges, of Inman, SC; brothers, Carroll Frisbee, of Brevard, Roger Frisbee, of Leicester, and Donald Frisbee, of Asheville; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service for Mrs. Reeves will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday at Little Sandy Mush United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Ronnie Owen officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Her family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the church.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Little Sandy Mush Church Cemetery Fund.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is assisting the family.


Burial: November 23, 2019 4:00 pm

Little Sandy Mush United Meth. Church Cem.
NC 63
Leicester, NC 28748


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


Funeral Service: November 23, 2019 3:00 pm

Little Sandy Mush United Methodist Church
10542 NC-63
Leicester, NC 28748

Visitation: November 23, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Little Sandy Mush United Methodist Church
10542 NC-63
Leicester, NC 28748

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  1. She and her husband Don, were one of my favorite customers (WNC Meat Service) from 1983 until I retired in 2010. Wonderful people. I have missed them, as customers, and always planned on stopping by. Best wishes Don. You are in our hearts & Prayers.

    Jeff & Kathy


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