2022ObituariesUncategorizedCecilia Reeves

July 27, 2022by SealeUser0

Cecilia Reeves of Denham Springs, Louisiana went to be with her Savior Jesus Christ, on July 25, 2022 surrounded by family at her side.   She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, one brother, her eldest son Edward Lee Reeves Jr. and one grandson Anthony Swetland.

Cecilia was born on November 7, 1938, in Whiteville, Louisiana to Mark Luke and Elsie Marie Andrepont. She grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with her two brothers Andrew, Clifton and three sisters Louise, Theresa, and Rita.  She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, four of her five children, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

On February 2, 1957, she married the only love of her life, Edward Lee Reeves, Sr.  Together they raised five children, Eddie Reeves; Dianne Rheams, husband Larry; Michael Reeves, wife Rhonda; Sandra Swetland, husband Don; and Jeff Reeves, wife Lisa.  She loved her children and dedicated her life in raising them to love God, work hard and care about others.

Cecilia adored her grand-children, Shane, Dena, Caleb, Zachary, Michael Lee, Daniel, Anthony, Brittany, Nick, Alyssa and Savannah; and her great grandchildren, Alanna, Alexandra, Shane Lee, Seth Lee, Connor, Ry’Lee, Violet Mae, Owen, Braxton, Beckham, Burreaux, Anthony, Samantha and Shelby. She cherished time spent with each one of them.

Her Grandsons will serve as Pall Bearers. Shane Reeves, Michael Lee Reeves, Nick Newcomb, Daniel Reeves, Caleb Rheams, and Zach Rheams.

Honorary Pall Bearers include Larry Rheams, Don Swetland, Anthony Swetland, and Brad Cannon.

Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, on Thursday, July 28, 2022 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. Visitation on Friday will resume at 10:00am. Funeral services will be held at 12:00pm with burial to follow in Denham Springs Memorial Cemetery.



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