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Annie Louise Reeves

July 18, 1932 March 1, 2020
Annie Louise Reeves
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Annie Louise Redd Reeves was born July 18, 1932 in Durant, Mississippi to the union of Laura and John Redd, Sr. Both parents preceded her in death. She was the youngest of seven children.

Annie lived in Chicago, Illinois. She was affectionately known as Sister, where she accepted Christ at an early age.

She was united in Holy Matrimony on October 29, 1955, to the late Wendell Reeves, Sr. Wendell and Annie remained married for 54 years. To this union three children were born.

We will remember Annie for her love and devotion for her family and compassion for others. She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was an excellent cook. Everyone in the family knew her for her her delicious cakes, especially her caramel cake. Annie was an excellent manager, homemaker and could make up mouthwatering recipes. She was also known for her feisty personality.

Annie Louise Reeves departed this life on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 11:45 a.m. at Northwestern Hospital.

Three brothers, two sisters, a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, preceded her in death: Robert Calvin Horton (Carry) Leiomi Boyd (Jesse), Ethel Mae, Bo Jack, Joseph Jackson.

Left to cherish her memory are: her loving children, Janet (Clifford) Wilson, Wendell Reeves, Jr., and Sandra (Ronald) Johnson; four grandchildren, Kamau Wilson, Diallo Wilson, Kelly Johnson, and Noah Johnson; brother, John (Ruthie) Redd, Jr., sister-in-law, Elma Jackson; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Thursday, March 5, 2020
Visitation: 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Brookins Funeral Home
9315 . Ashland
Chicago, IL 60620

Friday, March 6, 2020
Wake: 1000 a.m.
Funeral: 10:30 a.m.
Brookins Funeral Home
9315 S. Ashland
Chicago, IL 60620

Interment: Washington Memory Gardens
701 Ridge Road
Homewood, IL

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