RISCO -- Royce Jean Cox Reaves, 64, died Dec. 10, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born Sept. 20, 1942, at Sikeston, daughter of the late Roy and Marcella Riggs Carroll, she was a 1960 graduate of Lilbourn High School. She retired from Cox's Day Care and was a member of Pleasantview General Baptist Church.
On Feb. 18, 1958, in Senatobia, Miss., she married Billy Cox who preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 1999. On Nov. 16, 2002, in Malden, she married Jim Reaves who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Carrie Cox of Bartlett, Tenn.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Aneliese and Keith Kennedy of Catron and Michele and Brandon Knight of Risco; and five grandchildren, Jameson Kennedy of Osage Beach, Brittany Cox of Bartlett, Dylan Kennedy of Catron and Hunter Knight and Caitlin Knight of Risco.
Visitation is at 6 p.m. today at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden where services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Mark Powell will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Mounds Park Cemetery at Lilbourn.