Obit: Emma Virginia Reeves

Obit: Emma Virginia Reeves

Emma Virginia Reeves entered life on July 30, 1922 and died on Feb. 27, 2014. Emma (Ginny) was born to Edward and Viola Owens in Alexandria.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Margaret (Owens) Scott and Bill Elroy of Alexandria. She is survived by her daughter, Carole (Reeves) Guitron, and son-in-law, Steve Guitron; grandsons, Michael and Matthew, all of Vista, Calif.; her brother, Edward Owens (Barbara) of Cayce, S.C.; niece, Vicki (Scott) Patchin (Steve) of Cayce, S.C., nieces, Sharon Mason (John) and Tina Cunningham of Alexandria; and nephew, William T. Cunningham of Alexandria.

Ginny was a kind and generous soul never uttering a harsh word about anyone or anything. She was a gentle lady of small stature with a heart overflowing with grace and love. She had a great sense of humor and brought smiles to those she encountered on her life’s journey. She is truly loved and missed.

A Celebration of Life was held Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Allen Brothers Mortuary – Vista Chapel, 1315 S. Santa Fe Ave., Vista, Calif. Following the service, a luncheon was held at the Sunrise Café in Vista.