Nelline Reeves, 96 of Brady, Texas, was called home to be with the Lord on Aug. 8, 2014. Nelline Reeves was born Aug. 7, 1918, in Lola, Texas, to Mattie White. She was the youngest of four brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at St. James Baptist Church, with Pastor Sylvester Johnson officiating. A visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. prior to the service.

Nelline moved to Brady in 1942. She met and fell in love with Johnny Reeves. He was employed as an oil mill worker. After the death of her husband in 1953, she worked various jobs to support her family. Her generous love and leadership for her family will be remembered by everyone.

Nelline Reeves is preceded in death by her mother, Mattie White; her children, Johnny Reeves and Willie Mae Reeves; her brothers, Glenn Williams, Isaiah Williams and Brady Williams. She is survived by her children, Charlie Reeves of Houston, Texas, Alfred Reeves of Houston, Texas, and Oma Sinches of Austin, Texas; her grandchildren, including Catina Sinches of Houston, Texas, Calandria Reeves of Houston, Texas, Andreana Reeves of Houston, Texas, Shalonda Reeves of Houston, Texas, Kim Reeves of Houston, Texas, Alfred Reeves Jr. of Los Angeles, Calif.; and a host of great-grandchildren; and other family members and friends.

Online condolences may be made at www.brownwoodfuneralhome.net. Services entrusted to Brownwood Funeral Home.