Let the memory of Melvin be with us forever
  • 81 years old
  • Born on March 20, 1935 .
  • Passed away on September 17, 2016 .

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.

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