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Haidee Alford Reeves



AAFA #0210

1901 LA – 1998 LA


Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA—Saturday, 15 August 1998


            A retired educator with Livingston Parish school system and a resident of Albany, she died Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. She was 96 and a native of Montegut. Visiting at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond... Religious services at the funeral home chapel at 3 p.m. Sunday.... Interment in Amite Cemetery.

            Survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Nellie Adams Reeves, Baton Rouge [AAFA #0066]; three sisters, Helen Bankston, Hammond [AAFA #0398], Charity Johnson, Lake Charles, and Lillian McFarland, Houston; three grandchildren, Paul Reeves, Jr., Baton Rouge, Nelson Reeves, Jensen, Fla., and Lucille Barilleau, Baton Rouge; and five great-grandchildren.

            Preceded in death by husband, Harry Reeves; two sisters, Lucille Cole and Mary Cory; three brothers, Clyde Alford, Bailey Alford Jr. and Eulon Alford [AAFA #0213]; and parents, Bailey and Jennie Brumfield Alford.

            She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Hammond, past regent of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a member of the U.D.C. and Colonial Dames.


Photo from Amite Cemetery, Amite, Tangipahoa Parish, LA—

Permission granted by the photographer, Peachy Pringle


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records show that Kathleen Reeves (SS# issued in LA) was born 26 October 1901, but her death is listed as 13 October 1998.

            We included the obituaries of her mother, Jennie Brumfield Alford; and siblings Charity Lou Alford Allen Johnson, Eulon Alfred Alford (AAFA #0213), and Helen Jennie Alford Bankston (AAFA #0398) in Louisiana Obituaries. We included the obituary of her sister Lillian Alford McFarland in Texas Obituaries.

            Haidee was born in Terrebonne Parish, LA. She married 10 June 1921 in Tangipahoa Parish, LA, Harry Richardson Reeves, who was born 16 April 1896, and died 8 May 1965 in Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish.

Haidee’s health kept her from attending any of our annual meetings, but her influence on AAFA was great and far reaching. She was inducted into the AAFA Alford Hall of Fame at the 1996 meeting in Springfield, MO. Five generations of Haidee’s ancestors were included with her In Remembrance article in AAFA ACTION, Spring 1999.

            Her lineage: Haidee Kathleen 1901 LA1, Bailey Monroe 1875 LA2, Marshall Thomas 1839 LA3, John Seaborn 1807 LA4, Jacob 1761 NC5, Julius 1717 VA6, James 1687 VA7, John 1645 VA8.