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Reeves, Martha E.
Martha E. (McGraw) Reeves, age 90, of East Galesburg, Illinois, died at 3:24 A.M. on Monday, December 13, 2010 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital, Galesburg, Illinois.

She was born on January 25, 1920 in White Hall, Illinois, the daughter of Floyd Condreay and Ethel Monroe. She married Earl McGraw on June 27,1936 in Galesburg, Illinois. He preceded her in death on March 30, 1969. She later married Charles Reeves on December 11,1974 in East Galesburg, Illinois. He preceded her in death in 1978.

Surviving are three daughters: Patricia Ann Wilson, Galesburg, Illinois

Martha Ellen Ray, Galesburg, Illinois

Linda Sue McGraw, Galesburg, Illinois

One daughter-in-law: Becky McGraw, Alexis, Illinois

Five Sons: Danny Lee (Dee) McGraw, Knoxville, Illinois

Jerry LeRoy (Jackie) McGraw, Knoxville, Illinois

Edward Earl (Monica) McGraw, Henderson, Illinois

John Alan (Susie) McGraw, Galesburg, Illinois

David Michael (Becky) McGraw, Rio, Illinois

Two brothers: Robert (Lois) Condreay, Galesburg, Illinois

Fred Condreay, Alpha, Illinois

Sister: Juanita Tracy, Alpha, Illinois

Karen Condreay, Abingdon, Illinois

23 Grandchildren; 55 Great-Grandchildren and Great Great Grandchildren

She was preceded in death by one son, Bill and infant son, Ronald; one daughter, Beverly and infant daughter, Shirley; one sister and three brothers.

She worked for the Knox County Nursing Home and former St. Martha's Nursing Home in Knoxville, Illinois as a Housekeeper and cook.

Martha loved her plants and enjoyed sewing. Her yard was full of bird feeders.

She was a country music fan and enjoyed her sons singing and playing the guitar.

She also enjoyed playing the piano and guitar. She was an avid Cubs and Bears Fan.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 12:00 Noon at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes and Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois. Rev. Curt Lipe officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes and Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois.

Burial in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Galesburg, Illinois. Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Square in Galesburg, Illinois. On-line condolences or sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com
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