- 81 years old
- Date of birth: Mar 20, 1935
- Date of passing: Sep 17, 2016
|Let the memory of Melvin be with us forever|
Melvin Russell Reams, 81, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016 at his home.
A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late Calvin Weston and Mattie Wilson Reams. He was a member of Oak Hill Presbyterian Church and was a retired employee with Burlington Industries in Clarksville, Virginia with over forty years of service.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Stovall Memorial Cemetery by Rev. Wayne Clark.
Surviving are his daughter, Diane Reams and her husband, Matthew Wolf of Charlottesville, Virginia; three sisters, Mary Williamson of Dinwiddie, Virginia, Edith Branch and Ada Green, both of Henderson; and two brothers, Jack Reams of Bullock and Robert Reams of Henderson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Bailey Reams, a sister, Catherine Claiborne, and a brother, Calvin Reams, Jr.
Visitation will follow the graveside service and at other times at his home.
"Dear Reams family, I am sorry for your pain, and loss. I would like to share with you something that has given many comfort at a time like this. You can find real comfort in what God has promised, such as in John 5:28,29 -He promises that he is going to resurrect all those who have ever died, back to life again here on earth. And all the things that cause us sorrow, pain, and even death, will be gone forever. You can read about this in Revelation 21:3,4, and 1 Corinthians 15:26."
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