wickliffe Jan. 03, 1925 | May. 21, 2022
wickliffe | Jan. 03, 1925 | May. 21, 2022
Reva Harris Smith, 97, of Pittsburg, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Life Care Center of La Center, Kentucky.
Reva was born in Pittsburg, Illinois on January 3, 1925 to the late Edgar and Maude Smith Harris.  She was a member of Pittsburg Free Will Baptist Church.  Reva worked for many years as beautician from the salon that was located in her home.  She was also a homemaker and was very family oriented.  Reva had many talents that included quilting, playing the piano and guitar, as well as singing.  She was a very loving and giving person who enjoyed giving baked goods and canned vegetables to friends and family from the garden she would raise every summer.  Above all else, Reva was a fighter.  She survived cancer while in her 40’s and continued to live a long and healthy life well into her 90’s. 
Reva is survived by her daughter, Karen (Dee) Hazelwood of Wickliffe, Kentucky; a sister, Earlene Hendrickson of Marion, Illinois; two granddaughters, Angie (Steve) Fields Paducah, Kentucky and Shelby (Ryan) Pillow of Wickliffe, Kentucky; five great-grandchildren, Evan Fields, Rianah Fields, Laynee Duff, Jaysee Duff and Noah Pillow; and several nieces and nephews.  
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mitchell Smith; a daughter, Leah Smith; a grandson, Mitchell Lane; three sisters, Olive Stewart, Sylvia Anderson and Golda Beers; four brothers, Ivan, Ira, Ivan “Curly” and Marvis Harris; and her parents. 
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Wickliffe with Bro. Dee Hazlewood officiating.  Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday at the No. 8 Cemetery in Pittsburg, Illinois. 
Visitation will be held from 9:30 am until the service time of 11:00 am on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at the funeral home. 
Expressions of sympathy may be made in memory of Reva Smith to the No. 8 Cemetery, in c/o William Parks: 15314 Liberty School Rd. Marion, IL 62959.
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