Helen Jackson Reeves

December 3, 1939 - October 20, 2019
Helen Jackson Reeves


Helen Jackson Reeves age 79 a resident of the Wrightsboro Community in Wilmington was called home to meet her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Helen was born in Dillon, SC on December 3, 1939 to the late Walter Langley Jackson and Luvenia Ivey Jackson.

Helen was a faithful member of College Acres Baptist Church and a member of Joan Brewer Sunday School Class. She served in many ways at her church including serving on the Bereavement Committee and the Children’s Nursery.  She was retired from New Hanover County Schools as Cafeteria Assistant Manager at Laney High School. She enjoyed spending time with her family and especially watching and cheering her grandsons at all of their various ball games.

She was the widow of the late Edward Wade Reeves and is survived by her sons, Ty Reeves and Chad Reeves and his wife Patricia; the loves of her life, her three grandchildren, Carson, Jackson, and Anderson; sister, Marsha Bonnett and husband Donnie; along with nieces and nephews and other family members.

The family will see friends from 6 to 8 Wednesday, October 23,  2019 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

Celebration of Life Ceremony will be 11 am Thursday, October 24, 2019, at College Acres Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Robert Keats and Rev. Kenneth Bonnett. Burial will be at Oleander Memorial Gardens.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403  910-791-9099.

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  • October 21, 2019
    MS. Brenda says:
    SO, SO, SORRY for y'alls loss!!! HUGE hugs to the entire family. I always enjoyed my chats with her when she'd come to meet the boys after school. I wish I was closer but will,be back in NC in November. Love y'all. Again, HUGS.

  • October 21, 2019
    Sandra Kennedy says:
    Marsha and family. So sorry about Helen. I love your whole family very much. May God hold you in His loving arms during this time of sadness.

  • October 21, 2019
    Dorothy Smith says:
    Marsha so very sorry to hear of your sister’s death. May God surround you with His love. Dwell on your memories. You will see her again one day❤️❤️

  • October 21, 2019
    Peggy Porter says:
    Chad, it's Porter now, but Shonosky when I taught your 11th grade U.S. History class in 1989-90. Your mother was such a lovely person; so sorry to hear this. Condolences to you and your family.

  • October 21, 2019
    Kelly Hoyles says:
    Chad & Patti & Boys, Jimmy & I are so sorry about your Mom, Our thoughts & prayers for all of you.