Joy Spakes Reep Burton
Funeral Date: 2/2/2012

Obituary:
Joy Spakes Reep Burton age 87 of Warren, AR. died Sunday, January 29th at the Bradley County Medical Center. She was born April 25th 1924in Cleveland County AR., a daughter of the late Jim Spakes and Moree Shelby Spakes. She was a Housewife and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Warren, and the widow of Ben Ketter Reep, who died June 3rd, 1994. She was also preceded in death by a son Fred Reep; 4 brothers, Maurice Spakes, Dave Spakes, Brawner Spakes and J.R. Spakes and 3 sisters, Aria Spakes ,Maggie Spakes Grider and Maple Spakes Sheppard. She is survived by her husband, Billy Burton whom she married March 20, 1999 of Warren, AR. 2 sons, Kent Reep, Clinton, Conn.; and Mike Reep, Alexander, AR. 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Funeral services were 10:00am Thursday, February 2nd at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Gary Maskell and The Rev. Walter Van Zandt Windsor officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were John Little, Rodney Parnell, Tommy Burrow, Joe Henley, Norman Word and Bobby Bennett. Honorary pallbearers were members of Fishermanís Sunday School Class at First United Methodist Church.

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Name: Nell Reep , Gene and Todd
Message: Thinking of you at this time.

Name: Louan (Reep) Butts and family
Message: Mike and Kent, sorry to hear of the loss of Aunt Joy. She will be greatly missed. Keeping you in our prayers.

Name: Suzette Russell
Message: Mike so sorry to hear about your mom. I always thought of you as family after the loss of your Best Friend, who was my Brother (Stephen Woodard,Jr.). Love You! Sincerely- Suzette Russell, & Sue Woodard

Name: Norman & Sandra Word
Message: We are so very sorry & shocked to hear about Mrs. Joy. She and Mr. Billy sit on the pew right behind us, and we talked to them every Sunday. She always had a sweet smile, and we loved visiting with them! She will truly be missed by all who knew her. Our church will most certainly miss her!!!! She was a special lady!

Name: Carolyn Curry
Message: Mr. Billy, Our friendship through our church is so very special to me. I love you both and have a heavy heart today for you, your family and all of us who loved Mrs. Joy.

Name: sarah hughes
Message: so sorry to hear about mrs.Joy. will miss seeing her and her smile at church.

Name: Andy Gibbs
Message: Mike: I am praying for you daily. Stay strong and know God can and will see you through this.

Name: Patsy Weaver Watson
Message: Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

Name: Donna Ozment - Raney
Message: Mike, sorry to hear you lost your mother. We will be thinking of you and your family and keeping you in our prayers.

Name: Tammy Anders-Benbrook
Message: Mike, so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

Name: Sandy Ballentine Gavin
Message: Mike, I am sorry to hear you lost your Mom. My prayers are with you & your family.

Name: Sherry Ferrell Hays
Message: Mike and family, So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Terrie Camarota
Message: Daddy, so very sorry to learn of Joy's passing! She brought so much "joy" to all who knew her sweet ways!! She will never be forgotten & will be missed by many!

Name: Emily Lasiter
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. I always saw her smiling. God will be with you and let him help with the sorrow. God Bless

Name: Gary and Melissa Maskell
Message: Our love and prayers go to the family during this time of loss!

Name: Beverly & Larry Wasson
Message: So sorry for your loss, Billy. Joy always had a smile and a hug for us! She will be missed.

Name: Shery Vinson Lamkin
Message: Shocked and sad to hear about Aunt Joy. I can never eat a corndog without thinking about her Dixie dogs. She will be missed.

Name: Nancy Bailey Kelly
Message: Mike I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was such a special woman to me. She would and give me the biggest hugs on Wed. nights and I am sure going to miss those. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Nancy Bailey Kelly
Message: Mike I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was such a special woman to me. She would and give me the biggest hugs on Wed. nights and I am sure going to miss those. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Karen Jarratt Preston
Message: Prayers are with your family during this time. Joy was a sweet and kind lady. She and my mother, Evelyn Jarratt, were good friends back in the day. I, myself, have alot of fond memories! May God bless you all.

Name: John and JeNelle Lipton
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you today and in the days ahead.

Name: French and Judy Wynne
Message: So sorry to hear about Joy. She will be missed dearly.

Name: David Harcrow
Message: Mike , sorry to hear about your mother's passing, my prayers are with you at this time.

Name: David Norman
Message: Kent, so sorry to hear about your mom and Fred as well. I didn't know he had passed away.