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Alice Irene Leeper Reeves, age 77 of San Tan Valley, Arizona, passed away on January 24th, 2017.

Alice was born July 31st, 1939 in Pekin, Illinois.

Alice loved genealogy and American history. She taught herself to play the piano and loved to have family sing alongs. She was very creative and enjoyed painting and crocheting. She was an active member of The Phoenix Church of Christ. She was baptized on July 3, 2016 which was one of the most joyous days of her life.

Alice is survived by 7 children, Terry Keene of Rochester, Minnesota, Thomas Keene of Wappapello, Missouri, Robert Keene of Morganton, North Carolina, Scott Reeves of San Tan Valley, Arizona, Melissa Loftus of Grafton, Illinois, Rachel Roberts of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Thaddeus Reeves of Springfield, Missouri, as well as 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Her smiling face will be missed by many nieces and nephews, and also by her church family.

Alice is preceded in death by her father, Virgil Leeper, her mother, Opal Skinner, her sister, Daphna Haynes, her brother, Ray Leeper, and her brother, Cecil Leeper.

The Celebration of Life will be held at San Tan Mountain View Funeral Home at 21809 S Ellsworth Rd #101, Queen Creek, AZ 85142 on Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 6:00 pm. Gary Sciascia, Lead Evangelist of The Phoenix Church of Christ will be officiating.

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7 responses to “Alice Irene Leeper Reeves”

  1. Trish Keene says:

    Butterfly’s are scattered in heaven to greet you??

  2. Alicia McGee says:

    Love you Aunt Alice..I sure will miss your beautiful smile

  3. Cindy Leeper says:

    One of my favorite memories was the summer I spent in Alhambra with you. Even though i got in big trouble for feeding the chickens toasted marshmallows 🙂 love you Aunt Alice. Give dad a big hug for me from his Suzie Q.

  4. Mary Clapper says:

    PRAISE THE LORD, So sorry for your loss Prayers for the whole family with many Blessings & Love Mary Clapper

  5. Donna V Lardy says:

    My deepest sympathy out to the family. Thoughts and prayers to all.
    God Bless and Love you all.

  6. Linda says:

    I miss you Alice, but I’m so grateful I was able to meet you and see your baptism. You gave me so much hope! See yah, when it’s my time sister!

  7. Barbara says:

    I’ll miss working our family genealogy with you and seeing you on facebook. Thank you for all the help you gave me. I just wish we’d had a chance to meet in person after all the time we communicated.

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Alice Irene Leeper Reeves


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Alice Irene Leeper Reeves, age 77 of San Tan Valley, Arizona, passed away on January 24th, 2017.

Alice was born July 31st, 1939 in Pekin, Illinois.

Alice loved genealogy and American history. She taught herself to play the piano and loved to have family sing alongs. She was very creative and enjoyed painting and crocheting. She was an active member of The Phoenix Church of Christ. She was baptized on July 3, 2016 which was one of the most joyous days of her life.

Alice is survived by 7 children, Terry Keene of Rochester, Minnesota, Thomas Keene of Wappapello, Missouri, Robert Keene of Morganton, North Carolina, Scott Reeves of San Tan Valley, Arizona, Melissa Loftus of Grafton, Illinois, Rachel Roberts of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Thaddeus Reeves of Springfield, Missouri, as well as 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Her smiling face will be missed by many nieces and nephews, and also by her church family.

Alice is preceded in death by her father, Virgil Leeper, her mother, Opal Skinner, her sister, Daphna Haynes, her brother, Ray Leeper, and her brother, Cecil Leeper.

The Celebration of Life will be held at San Tan Mountain View Funeral Home at 21809 S Ellsworth Rd #101, Queen Creek, AZ 85142 on Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 6:00 pm. Gary Sciascia, Lead Evangelist of The Phoenix Church of Christ will be officiating.

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7 responses to “Alice Irene Leeper Reeves”

  1. Trish Keene says:

    Butterfly’s are scattered in heaven to greet you??

  2. Alicia McGee says:

    Love you Aunt Alice..I sure will miss your beautiful smile

  3. Cindy Leeper says:

    One of my favorite memories was the summer I spent in Alhambra with you. Even though i got in big trouble for feeding the chickens toasted marshmallows 🙂 love you Aunt Alice. Give dad a big hug for me from his Suzie Q.

  4. Mary Clapper says:

    PRAISE THE LORD, So sorry for your loss Prayers for the whole family with many Blessings & Love Mary Clapper

  5. Donna V Lardy says:

    My deepest sympathy out to the family. Thoughts and prayers to all.
    God Bless and Love you all.

  6. Linda says:

    I miss you Alice, but I’m so grateful I was able to meet you and see your baptism. You gave me so much hope! See yah, when it’s my time sister!

  7. Barbara says:

    I’ll miss working our family genealogy with you and seeing you on facebook. Thank you for all the help you gave me. I just wish we’d had a chance to meet in person after all the time we communicated.

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