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Mary Lue Reames

July 28, 1927 — March 22, 2021

Mary Lue Reames, age 93, passed away Monday, March 22, 2021 at The Crossing at Riverside. She was born July 28, 1927 in Searcy to the late Robert and Lenis (Coles) Bevill.

She graduated Searcy High school in 1945. She married Billy Joe Reames in 1960. Mary Lue worked as the office manager for dentists, Dr. Robbins, Dr. Johnson, and Dr. Province for close to 50 years. She was a member of Westside Church of Christ but in recent years became a member at Four Mile Hill Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, Mary Lue was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Reames; one daughter, Brenda (Street) Hensley; one son in law, Dewane Hensley; eight sisters, Geneva Dodson, Mart Bevill, Irene Swann, Faye Siems, Dorothy Eby, Martha Williams, Eva Mae Baugh, and Marie Harrelson; and her one and only brother, RA Bevill.

Left to cherish her memory is her son, Billy Joe Reames Jr of Searcy; five grandchildren, Jennifer Brannon, Jeanne Waller (Kenneth), Tommy Hensley (Stacey), Ashley Wilkinson (Alex), and Samantha Reames; eleven great grandchildren, Josh Brannon (Alison), Kayla Carr-Jones (Terry), Brianna Cockrum (Jesse), Jordan Brannon, April Waller, Dillon Hensley, John Hensley, Jace Cochran, Jaxson Reames, and Ellie Reames; two great great grandchildren, Henley Brannon, and Ayden Carr-Jones; and two sisters, Agnes Blackburn (Elmer) and Emma Jean Eales; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visitation will be from 9:00-10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 24th at Searcy McEuen Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 24th in the Searcy McEuen Chapel with burial following at Romance Cemetery.

All Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Searcy McEuen Funeral Home.

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