Susan ‘Sue’ Marie Reeves

Susan “Sue” Marie Reeves, 60, of East Liberty, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014, in her home surrounded by her family.

She was born Dec. 27, 1953, in Canton, the daughter of Thomas and Mildred Kramer Hare.

She graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor of science degree in home economics education in 1975. She retired from Triad School District in 2013, after having been a special education teacher for 30 years. She was a member of the Greater Sidney Area Emmaus Community, Middleburg United Methodist Church, Christian Teachers Association and the Association of Mature American Citizens. She enjoyed Emmaus ministry, mission work, reading, gardening and Jazzercise. Sue loved walking the golf course while her husband played, and she especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.

 She is survived by her mother, Mildred; her husband of 38 years, Pastor Tim Reeves; her daughters, Amanda Elizabeth (Seth) Hanford of Rock Hill, S.C., and Danielle Marie Reeves of East Liberty; son, Christopher Arthur Thomas (Jennifer) Reeves of Springfield; three grandchildren, Madeline “Maddie” Elizabeth Hanford, Noah Benjamin Reeves, and Isabelle “Izzie” Faith Reeves; sisters, Mary Diane Christine (Myron) Smith of Louisville and Theresa Ann (Robert) Strecker of Akron; mother-in-law, Barbara Ann Reeves of Springfield; as well as nine nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas; son, Benjamin Scott Reeves; brother, Thomas Hare; father-in-law, Arthur Thomas Reeves; and brother-in-law, Theodore “Ted” Reeves.

Calling is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Middleburg United Methodist Church, 11824 St. Rt. 287, Middleburg, where a memorial service begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, officiated by Pastor Tim Reeves officiating. Calling is an hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Caring Kitchen, 300 Miami St., Urbana OH 43078; Middleburg United Methodist Church, c/o Family Life Center, P.O. Box 1, Middleburg OH 43336; Rock Hill Vineyard, checks payable to Vineyard Church of Northridge, 4650 Ridgewood Rd. East, Springfield OH 45502, memo: Rock Hill Church; and Universal Home Health & Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine OH 43311. 

Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home, North Lewisburg, assisted the family.