William Henry Reeves
Mother: Delsa A. Dick
Birth: 30 Jul 1895, Dunklin County, Missouri
Birth Source: Missouri Birth Certificate
Death: 9 Dec 1958, Mount Vernon, Missouri
Death Source: Missouri Certificate of Death
Spouse1: Martha Marie Davis, m. 1 Jan 1919
Luther married Martha “Marie” Davis 31 Dec 1918 in Illmo, Scott County, Missouri. He worked for many years on the railroad before becoming a painter. Luther was also Mayor of Illmo from 1956-1958. He died 9 Dec 1958 while in the Missouri State Tuberculosis Sanitorium in Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, MO, and is buried in Lightner Cemetery in Scott City.
Luther's widow, Martha “Marie” Davis Reeves, daughter of Thomas H. (1853-1900) and Nancy Jane Chitwood Davis (1862-1941) was born 27 Feb 1895 in Mountain View, Howell County, Missouri. She died 23 Nov 1975 while residing in the Hilltop Nursing Home in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and is buried in the Lightner Cemetery with Luther.
(Narrative information by granddaughter Christina Reeves Brost)
Misssouri Marriage License, Scott County MO
Missouri Certificate of Death