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Jeffrey Allen Reeves

July 08, 1953 - December 16, 2017

Jeffrey Allen Reeves, 64, of Rogersville, TN, crossed over to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 16, 2017.

Jeff was born in Memphis, Tennessee and raised in Indiana. After graduating from Madison Heights High School in Anderson, IN he moved to Bourbonnais, IL and attended Olivet Nazarene University where he met Anemone while singing in Orpheus Choir. Jeff also sang in Concert Singers. He was the first freshman to ever sing in Concert Singers. After a short courtship they married on January 24,1976. Jeff worked at Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America in Herscher, IL for 22 years. They moved to Rogersville, TN in October 1999.

During their years together, Jeff enjoyed singing for his family and friends weddings and in special events, including the Liberty Celebration in Kingsport, TN. Jeff raised Nubian Dairy Goats and enjoyed showing them all over the country. In 1996 he showed the Best Uddered Nubian at the National Dairy Goat Show in Springfield, IL.

Jeff came to know and believe in Jesus Christ early 2009. As his walk and prayer life with Christ grew, his desire for others to come and know the Lord greatly increased. Jeff faithfully attended the Southview Community Church of the Nazarene in Kingsport, TN.

Jeff is survived by his wife Anemone of almost 42 years; son, Chad Reeves and wife, Erin of Fort Worth, TX; daughter, Rebekah Grindstaff and husband, Justin of Elizabethton, TN; grandchildren, Taylor and Jared Grindstaff, Tyson, Whittaker, and Austin Reeves; mother, Lorraine Reeves-Maines; several aunts and cousins. He is preceded in death by his father, George L. Reeves; and step-father, Lester Maines.

Visitation will be held from 6 pm to 7 pm at Southview Community Church of the Nazarene (1235 Moreland Drive) on Tuesday December 19th, 2017. A service will follow at 7 pm with Reverend Bill Willis officiating.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to The Luke Commission (TLC) by visiting LukeCommission.org (a medical ministry in Swaziland).

Trinity Memorial Centers Funeral Home (423-723-8177) is honored to serve the family.