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Ruth Reeve

July 8, 1923 — September 26, 2017

Ruth Eloise Reeve 94 of Oak Ridge passed away on September 26, 2017 at her home. She was the daughter of Edward W. Anderson and Edith Van Wickler Anderson. Born in Hempstead, Long Island, New York on July 8, 1923, Ruth graduated from Adelphi University in Garden City< NY, School of Social Work.

Survivors include 5 children, Luci Reeve (Jim Bradford) of Telluride, Co, Peggy Reeve (Steve Ash) of Kula, HI, Barbara Reeve (Paul/Ross Akers) of Oak Ridge, Larry Reeve (Rena) of Knoxville and Walter Reeve (Carol) of Knoxville. Grandchildren are Erin (Stephen),Anna Laura (Marshall), Carla (Adam), Joel, Liesl, Rosa, Havilah (Larry) and Rena's) Amy (Richard), Ellen (Jon), Daniel (Meg), Grace (Walter and Carol's). Great-Grandchildren are Sarah McCoy, Mary Hauser, Jackson and Mollie Haynes, Conner and Ashton Reeve
She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years. John; infant grandson Andrew Joseph Reeve (Walter and Carol's) and her brother Robert E. Anderson.
The funeral service will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Oak Ridge on Saturday September 30 at 2 p.m. followed by a reception at the church and receiving of friends. The family requests charitable donations in lieu of flowers. Donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Oak Ridge, The oak Ridge Public library (memo Beginning Reader Collection), or charity of your choice.



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