Madelon Gist Reeves, 96, of Weirton, WV, formerly of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at Grace Cottage in Weirton, WV.

She was born on October 14, 1917, in Brooke County, WV, a daughter of the late George R. and Gladys (Kimmins) Gist.

Madelon graduated from Wellsburg High School in 1935, and West Liberty State College in 1939. She retired from Steubenville City Schools where she taught at McKinley School. She was a member of Franklin United Methodist Church and attended the Wellsburg Presbyterian Church for many years.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by the love of her life her husband, W. Lawrence Reeves on January 18, 2009; and three brothers, George, Howard and Kenneth Gist.

She is survived by her three children, Cheryl Reeves, (Martha Shultz) of Troy, NY and David Gist (Aileen) Reeves of Great Falls, Montana; one granddaughter, Casey Reeves; one great-grandson, Gabian Wetz.

A graveside memorial service will be held on Friday, August 8th, at 3 p.m. at the Franklin Cemetery in Wellsburg, WV.

Memorial contributions may be to the Kiwanis Club of Wellsburg, WV.

Arrangements by the Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St., Follansbee, WV.

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