Jesse R. Reeves

Jesse R. Reeves, 69, of Marion, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, at 4:19 p.m. at Marion General Hospital.

Mr. Reeves had been a Marion resident for 40 years and was a member of Unity Christian Church in Marion. He graduated from Mt. Carmel High School in Illinois, Purdue University and the Indiana University School of Nursing. He was a registered nurse and had retired from Anderson Community Hospital.

He was born March 8, 1940, in Grayville, IL, to Jesse and G. Maxine Fullerton Reeves. He married Shirley J. Williams Miller on Dec. 30, 2003. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include two daughters, Jennifer (Jim) Justus, of Greenville, SC, and Abbigail (Mark) Mortier, of Fishers; a son, Mike (Rita) Reeves, of Greenwood; two stepsons, Mike (Margaret) Miller, of Uniondale, and Mark Miller, of Bluffton; two stepdaughters, Laura (Russell) Iida, of Bluffton, and Diana (Benjamin) Stetzel, of Huntington; a sister, Candy (Paul) Seals, of Olney, IL; five grandchildren; nine stepgranchildren; and one stepgreat-grandchild.

Calling is Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., with a service following at 6 p.m., at Unity Christian Church, 140 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Marion. Rev. Jerry Curtis will officiate.

Preferred memorials are gifts to Unity Christian Church or the American Diabetes Association.

Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, Marion, was in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.