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- Published on 18 July 2012
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A visitation/memorial service for Don Allen Reeves, age 66 of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Mount Vernon, will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2012 at Harvey Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Mount Vernon City Cemetery.
Mr. Reeves was born March 10, 1946. He graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1964 after attending all 12 years in a class of 42 students. He was active in all sports but football was his favorite. He attended East Texas State University and joined the National Guard. He moved to Las Vegas, Nev. in the early 70’s and worked for the hotels and casinos. He married and in the eighties, quit the casinos and finished his college degree majoring in History.
He died Friday, July 13 in Las Vegas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Martha Reeves and his sisters, Joy Northam, Betty Reeves Pepple, and Jerry Sue Reeves Parchman
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Beverly Reeves of Henderson, Nev.; his brothers, Hershel Kimbrell of Abilene, Ken Kimbrell of Rockwall; his sister, Eva Alexander of Daingerfield.