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Mattie Lee Reams

Tuesday, December 9, 2003

Mattie Lee Reams of Dexter, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2003, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 90.

She was born Feb. 13, 1913, in Union City, Tenn., daughter of the late Edward Lee and Martha Jane Barns Roney.

She was united in marriage to the late Emmett Lee Reams on Dec. 6, 1933, and to this union four children were born.

She is survived by four children: Jerry Reams of Piggott, Ark., Nina Blades of Poplar Bluff, Ronnie Reams of Dexter and Melba Walker of Dexter; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one brother, Howard Roney of Union City, Tenn.

Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 8, 2003, at 2 p.m. in the Hoggard & Sons Chapel in Piggott, Ark., with Joe Payne officiating.

Interment will be in the Piggott Cemetery.

Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements.