James Gilbert Reeves, 46, of Laurel, died Thursday, February 20,2014, in Laurel.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, February 23, 2014, at Memory Chapel with burial to follow at Mill Creek Cemetery. Rev. Jimmy Holder will officiate.
Mr. Reeves worked in maintenance for Wayne Farms for 20 years and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed fishing and woodworking, and loved his grandchildren dearly.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary “Mert” Reeves.
Survivors include his parents, Gilbert and Bettie Reeves, son, Timothy Mitchell Barlow, and daughter, Mary “Mikki” Overstreet and husband, Joshua, all of Laurel; grandchildren, Joshua Hunter Overstreet and Haley Dianna Overstreet; brother, Glenn “Vern” Reeves and wife, Sarah of the Sharon Community; sister, Sue Stringer and husband, Nathan of Bay Springs; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5 until 9 p.m. Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Memory Chapel which is in charge of the arrangements. To view and sign the family guest book, visit www.memorychapellaurel.com.