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Obituary for Ernest Wayne Reeves

Services for Ernest Wayne Reeves will be at 10AM, Friday, November 10, 2023 at Wallace Ridge Pentecostal Church, Jonesville, LA with Bro. Jr. Cotton officiating. Visitation will be from 5PM until 9PM, Thursday, November 9th and from 8AM until time of service at 10AM, Friday, November 10th at the church. Interment will be at Harris Cemetery, Winnsboro, LA under the direction of Magnolia Funeral Home, Alexandria, LA.

Ernest Wayne Reeves, 75, of Leland, LA, passed away Saturday, November 4, 2023 at Rapides Regional Medical Center. Wayne was an avid outdoorsman, an accomplished hunter, fisherman and an excellent gardener. He was an excellent marksman and bow hunter with many bow tournament wins. He was a Ford & GM certified master mechanic with a love for fast cars, trucks, boats, etc. He loved his family, his community and his church family. Above all, he loved Jesus, his Lord and Savior.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Reeves; mother, Mildred Cauley; brother, Dennis Reeves; and great grandson, Dale Wayne Reeves.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Joyce Reeves; sons, Gerald Reeves, Rodney Reeves & wife Michelle; daughter, Shelley Reeves; step-sons, Adrean Walton, Byron Walton & wife Gaytha and George Walton, Jr. & wife Becky; grandchildren, Garrett Reeves, Wyatt Reeves, Erynn Reeves, Ethan Reeves, Megan Bennett, Caitlin Vinson, Zakk Walton, Kara Walton, Sara Blackwell, Jackson Walton, Jocelyn Walton, Angela Brown, Christy Montpelier and James Wesley Walton; brothers, Lynn Reeves and Keneth Reeves; sisters, Shelia Reeves and Tonya Holmes; and step-mother, Norma Reeves.

Pallbearers will be Garrett Reeves, Wyatt Reeves, Paul Jackson, Lionel Montpelier, Jason Montpelier and Joshua Reeves. Honorary pallbearers will be JR Reeves, Jeremy Reeves, Ricky Kinny, Freddy Basber, Doug Easterling, Toby Easterling and Keith Reeves.