In Memoriam Mary Reeves
January 20, 1929 - November 11, 1999
Eight years ago, on 11 November 1999, at approximately at 12:30 p.m., Mary Reeves died at the of age of 70 years. She was suffering from Alzheimers disease. She was buried at the Spring Hill Cemetery in Madison on 13 November 1999.
On November 10, 2007, on the occaision of the eighth anniversary of her death, a floral tribute was placed at the mausoleum where she lies buried.
The text on the card reads:
In Loving Memory of Mary Reeves
the widow of the late Jim Reeves
Frank Anderson, Peter Atkinson, Alistair Biggar, Arie den Dulk, Doris Gath, Donald Griffin, Leo Jackson, Marion Joiner, Steve Mann, Bobbie Manuel and Annabel Felknir, Bill Marks, Dave Morris, Butch and Carolyn Morris, Eimbert van den Oetelaar, Elsie and Johnny Pomonis,Jean de Prijcker, Eddie Punton, David and Lon Ray, Connie Sanders, Bob Stahl, Duncan Stewart, Terry d'Souza, Myrtle Taylor, Marion Thatcher, Trudy Voorbij, Marco van Vugt, and James Ward.
Below the plaque with Mary's name and dates of birth and death, you'll find part of the poem TO A SKYLARK by Percy Busshe Shelley (1792-1822):
In the golden lightning
Of the sunken sun
O’er which clouds are brightening,
Thou doth float and run
Like an unbodied joy whose race is just begun
With special thanks to Gary Neely, of Miller
Florist, who took these pictures. Flower arrangements by MILLERS FLORIST, 211
Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN 37221, Phone: (615) 868-2696