On March 10, 2018, the bars of bones holding Mary Reves’ spirit in its earthly state released her. Doors of fleshly clay burst open and King Jesus beckoned her home, where waves of mercy and grace cascaded over her spirit washing her free of the woes of this Earth. Funeral services are set for 2:00 PM, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in the chapel of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Steward and Bro. Bobby Griffith officiating. Burial will follow in East Post Oak Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until service time on Tuesday. Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
She was born November 12, 1935, in Honey Grove, Texas to Harvey Wylie and Georgia Ann Beavers Clark.
She was greeted at the Eastern Gate by her husband, Leo Reves, who took her hand, smiled, and escorted her to his best fishing hole. She found there waiting, her Mother and Father, Georgia Clark and Harvey Clark, and brother-in-law, Donald Smith.
Her family left here rejoices that her earthly pain is no more, but she will be missed greatly. Those remaining are daughter Ginger Burks and husband Stan, son Steve Reves and wife Vicki, son Ricky Reves and wife Kelly, daughter Teresa Bell and husband Buddy, Grandchildren Jennifer Stone, Trista Hill and her husband Caleb, Chris Stone and his wife Jennifer, Loren Burks, Stephen Bell, Alec Reves, and Kameron Reves, sister Martha Smith, and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, church family, and friends.
Mary graduated from Roxton High School and the next day married a handsome blue-eyed soldier. Theirs is a love story worth telling, which boasts of over 60 years of devotion, woven together with a love of Jesus and a diligence to complete His Great Commission. Mary can best be remembered serving cookies to vacation Bible school students with a bold smile and joy in her eyes. She was a member of Hillcrest Missionary Baptist Church where she served faithfully until her death. The voice of her Savior was one she longed to hear say “Well done, good and faithful servant.
Pallbearers will be Nathan Reves, Pat Watson, Chris Carter, David McFadden, Caleb Hill, and Marcus Wolf.