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Alvin B. Reaves, age 80

Alvin B. Reaves, 80, went to be with the Lord March 14, 2022. He was born October 13, 1941 to Robert J. Reaves and Lilie Mae Jackson.

He is preceded in death by his parents Robert and Lilie Reaves; son Alvin Reaves Jr; eight brothers; six sisters; and one grandson Jonathan.

He is survived by his wife Florence Reaves; sons Don Reaves, Ronnie (Angela) Reaves, Lonnie (Martha) Reaves; grandchildren Wesley (Krista) Reaves, Hilary (Kevin) Reynolds, Josh Reaves, Ashley Reaves, Chelsea Reaves, Mica Reaves, Brandon Reaves, Chasity Reaves, Savannah Reaves, Alvin (Savannah) Reaves, Alli Reaves, Megan Reaves, Brandy Reaves, Lily Reaves, Katelyn Reaves, April Reaves, DJ Reaves, James Reaves, Chris (Holly) Reaves, Kevin Reaves; over twenty great-grandchildren; sister Rachel Proctor of Tichnor, AR; and many other friends and family who miss him dearly.

Alvin attended Morris Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. He was an avid gardener, hunter, and fisherman. He loved helping everyone.

A visitation will be held at Center Point Missionary Baptist Church on Center Point Road in Hazen, AR at 10am Saturday, March 19, 2022. A funeral service will follow at 11am. He will be laid to rest at Center Point Cemetery.

The family requests everyone in attendance to please wear a mask during the visitation and the service.

Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service. 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076.

To view a tribute slideshow of Alvin, please follow the link provided below.


  • Kevin Reaves Posted March 16, 2022 4:12 PM

    Love you Grandpa RIP

  • Kevin Reaves Posted March 16, 2022 4:12 PM


  • Byrum KELLY Posted March 16, 2022 7:17 PM

    My thoughts and sympathy

  • Sherry Free Posted March 16, 2022 7:42 PM

    Alvin was such a wonderful person…Always there to help anyone that needed it..Sending prayers to Florence and all the family

  • Earlene Tenison Posted March 17, 2022 5:20 AM

    Dan and I thought a lot of Alvin. He was a good friend. Always there if you needed something. He loved his garden and enjoyed giving veggies to others. He had a big heart. Prayers for Florence and his family that God will give them comfort and strength for the days ahead.

  • Angie Greenwalt Posted March 18, 2022 11:34 AM

    Thoughts and prayers for for the family

  • Buddy hill Posted March 18, 2022 4:07 PM

    Buddy hill when I was little we would go rabbit hunting and I shot uncle alvin dog the dog was ok but he always remind of that day I won’t forget the good times we had rip uncle alvin

  • Tracy Rogers Posted March 18, 2022 10:53 PM

    Alvin my dad was never really around that much to be honest I appreciate you and what skills and tricks you showed me and you always took me fishing and squirrel hunting I know you wasn’t much for the lovey dovey stuff but You know we all loved you and I’m just happy you made a substantial life and family I admire all you have accomplished I just hope I could get that good one day I love you uncle Alvin may God rest your soul

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