Lavoun J Reeves (1921 - 1996)

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Pineville, Izard County, Arkansas

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Heardiss Reeves Gravesite

Heardiss Reeves Gravesite

Heardiss and Pauline Reeves

Heardiss and Pauline Reeves

Heardiss Reeves

Heardiss Reeves

George Reeves and Jan Clayton

George Reeves and Jan Clayton

Jan Clayton, George Reeves & Grant Mitchell

Jan Clayton, George Reeves & Grant Mitchell

Louisa Reeves

Louisa Reeves

Louisa Reeves

Louisa Reeves

Easter bunny with Superman

Easter bunny with Superman

Ethel B Reeves

Ethel B Reeves

Hi-Y Champs 1945-46, NJ

Hi-Y Champs 1945-46, NJ

Fancie Michelle Reeves

Fancie Michelle Reeves

Fancie Michelle Reeves

Fancie Michelle Reeves

LaJean & Fancie Reeves

LaJean & Fancie Reeves

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Joseph A. Reeves Heardiss Reeves Gravesite Heardiss and Pauline Reeves Heardiss Reeves

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1921 - In the year that Lavoun J Reeves was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

1957 - At the age of 36 years old, Lavoun was alive when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

1965 - At the age of 44 years old, Lavoun was alive when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

1974 - This person was 53 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

1996 - In the year of Lavoun J Reeves's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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Lavoun J Reeves passed away on August 4, 1996 at 75 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. Lavoun was born on July 27, 1921. We have no information about Lavoun's immediate family. We know that Lavoun J Reeves had been residing in Pineville, Izard County, Arkansas.

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