Myrtle Hux Liles Jenkins Reaves, 95 of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Warren Hills Nursing Home.
Myrtle was born May 18, 1924, in Halifax County to the late Balaam Thomas Hux and Myra Ruth Hux Hux. She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Frederick “Bill” Liles, Edward Jenkins and Wiley Reaves; eleven brothers and sisters; her grandson, Stephen Jenkins; her son, Roland Massey and her daughter-in-law, Josephine Liles.
Myrtle was a member of First Christian Church and also sang in the church choir.
Myrtle is survived by her children, Brenda L. Roundtree and her husband L.G. of Jacksonville, FL, Fred Liles of Beaufort, SC, Larry Liles and his wife Carol of Henrico, Gene Jenkins and his wife Cheryl of Montclair, VA,; her daughter-in-law, Teeny Massey; ten grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Lois Hux of Darlington.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service with Dr. Ed Jenkins and Bill Cook officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 10:45 A.M. at the funeral home prior to the service. Burial will follow at Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff at Warren Hills Nursing Center for all the love and care given to Myrtle for the last eight years.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 836 Roanoke Avenue, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com