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Marilyn Eisenhower Reaves

May 11, 1930 January 3, 2019
Marilyn Eisenhower Reaves
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Obituary for Marilyn Eisenhower Reaves

Goldsboro-Marilyn “Pete” Eisenhower Reaves, 88, passed away January 3, 2019 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Marilyn was born on May 11, 1930 in Greeneville, TN the daughter of the late Wayne and Mary Winter Eisenhower. She was the widow of the late Fred Alexander Reaves, Jr. She completed a business course at Greeneville School of Commerce and worked as a secretary at Pet Milk Co. for seven years before moving to Goldsboro in 1956.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church was a very important part of Marilyn’s life, of which she was a member since 1956. Other interests were her bridge group that’s been active for 50 years. She had her first golf lesson in 1964 and continued to play into her mid-eighties.

The family will receive friends Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church followed by a memorial service to celebrate Marilyn’s life at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Joanna Stallings officiating. Burial will take place in the spring at Andrew Johnson National Cemetery in Greeneville, TN.

Marilyn is survived by one daughter, Lisa Reaves of Goldsboro; two sons, Russell Reaves and John Reaves both of Goldsboro; grandson, Eric Reaves and wife, Rachael of Asheville; great-grandchildren, Oscar and Lucy; one sister, Joyce Kinser of Parrottsville, TN; and sister-in-law, Linda Seneker Eisenhower of Cookeville, TN.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers, Wayne Jr., Byrdette, Carroll, and Trent Eisenhower; sister, Margaret Hawk; brothers-in-law, J.R. Kinser and Ray Hawk; and sister-in-law, Douglas Kiker Eisenhower.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be directed to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 532 Country Day Road, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

Online condolences may be sent to www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


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Saturday

12

Jan

12:00 PM 1/12/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 1/12/2019 1:00:00 PM
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

532 Country Day Road
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
532 Country Day Road Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

12

Jan

1:00 PM 1/12/2019 1:00:00 PM
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

532 Country Day Road
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
532 Country Day Road Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

532 Country Day Road
Goldsboro, NC 27534
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