Mother Hellen Reaves, 73, departed this life Wednesday July 3, 2019 in Florence County. She was the mother of Sharon Dixon, Kenneth Reaves, Anthony Reaves, Anita Reaves- George. You may visit the family at 101-A Silver Trace Apt. Marion.
The family will receive friends at the Jackson & McGill Memorial Chapel Monday July 8, 2019, 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm.
Funeral services are scheduled to be held at the Greater Highway Church of Christ Tuesday July 9, 2019 at 11:00 am. She will be laid to rest in the Sunset Memorial Gardens, Marion.
“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary, and they shall walk and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31
In the late afternoon on July 3, 2019, God sent an Angel of Mercy to McLeod Hospice House to bring his child home.
Hellen Page Reaves, daughter of the late David Sr. and Ruth Gunter Page was born on March 31, 1946 in Marion County, South Carolina.
She attended Marion County Schools, graduating from Terrell’s Bay High School. She furthered her education at Florence Darlington Technical College. She worked at Legg’s (Sara Lee Hosiery).
She was a member of Highway Church of Christ for many years. During her active time in the church, she served as an usher and participated in the kitchen and youth ministries.
She was joined in holy matrimony to the late Leon Reaves, Jr. (LJ) and to this union four children were born.
In addition to her parents, she was proceed in death by her siblings Carrie Ann Sanders, Josephine Page White, Sharper Page, David Page, Jr., Fleming Sanders, and Cora Wilson.
Survivors include her two daughters, Sharon (Tommy) Reaves Dixon and Anita (Sinclair) Reaves George both of Florence, South Carolina. Two sons, Kenneth (April) Reaves of Marion, South Carolina and Anthony (Donna) of Tampa, Florida. Five sisters, Callie Dixon of Jersey City, New Jersey, Annie Ruth (Jacob) Collington of Capital Heights, Maryland, Delores Page Brown and Bobbie Jean Page (Joe) Davis of Marion, South Carolina and Earnestine Page of Florence, South Carolina. Six brothers, Bishop Liston (Hazel) Page, Sr. of Brooklyn, New York, Jimmy Page of Waldorf, Maryland, Herbert (Delores) Page of Clinton, Maryland, Walter Page of Houston, Texas, Tommy (Kendall) Page of Florence, South Carolina, and Clemson Page of Marion, South Carolina; 19 grandchildren;15 great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.