REEVES, Shirley A.
Shirley A. Reeves
Mrs. Shirley A. Reeves age 78 of Smyrna, passed away Sunday, March 30th. A memorial service will be held 11 AM Saturday, April 5th at Carmichael Funeral Home Chapel in Smyrna with Chaplain Ron Daniels officiating. Shirley was born in Rome, GA and was a graduate of Cedartown High School, Polk County, GA where she was a cheerleader and president of Tri-Delta Sorority. She was a TV model for Jockey Clothing Co. in 1953 and 1954. She and her husband, Hal, were married in Marietta and had their 63rd anniversary this past year. Shirley was very active in the American Legion as Auxiliary president and holding numerous officer positions. She worked as a manager in the Cobb County Board of Elections for over 25 years and taught school at Smyrna Elementary, teaching grades 2nd and 3rd. She was a dynamic take charge person that loved bowling, bridge, golf and her Georgia Bulldogs. She had a wonderful full life. She was preceded in death by her father Walter Dawson from Rome, GA and her mother Bamar Dixie Cantrell of Cedartown, GA. Surviving are: Husband, Harold Reeves, Sr. of Smyrna; Son, Harold Ray (Treva) Reeves, Jr. of Barnesville; 2 Daughters, Beth (Therrel) McCulley of Nashville; Allyson (Brett) Brooks of Kennesaw; 6 Grandchildren, Michael Ray (J.R.) Johnson, Jr. of Nashville; Brad Cauthorn of Waynesville, NC; Jason Odom of Locust Grove; Ryan Cauthorn of Musella and Brent and Jeremy Reel of Cobb County. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Legion Post #160. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 AM at Carmichael Funeral Home in Smyrna (770)435-4467; www.carmichaelfuneralhomes.com