Jimmy Reeves, 71, of Dawsonville, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008.
Born in Lumpkin County, he lived most of his life in Dawson County.
Mr. Reeves was the retired owner of R & R Glass Co., was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ode and Dolly Reeves; sisters, Pauline Reeves and Edna Fletcher; brothers, Horace Reeves, Gene Reeves and Jack Reeves.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Martha Reeves of Dawsonville; children, Terry Reeves, Tammy Ledford, both of Dawsonville; sisters, Odeline Talley, Grace Abernathy, both of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Leslie Reeves, Nathan and Cara Ledford, Marcy Ledford, Travis Reeves; great-granddaughter, Angelina Ledford; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were Saturday, Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Tommy Ross and Robert Kersh officiating.
Interment followed in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery.Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.