Dr. Truman Reeves Called By Death:
Pioneer Physician, Dr. James Truman Reeves of Concordia Parish, Farriday, Louisiana died Monday, January 12, 1931 following an extend illness. He died in his sleep.
Reeves, M.D., prominent physician, banker and public – spirited citizen was
there in 1903 and passed the year in 1904 in the Medical University of Batlimore, Maryland.
It was the year of the great fire of that city that he received his M.
D. degree. He then moved to
retiring from participation in the medical profession, Dr. Reeves was a member
of the Louisiana State Medical faculty, was secretary-treasurer of Dollectordia Medical Society, was
surgeon for T. and P. railroad, a member of the Elks Club of Natchez and of the
Kinghts of Pythians of
he was a Democrat, was formally an alterman and at
one time treasure of the Town of
Dr. Reeves married Corina on Febraury 9, 1910, daughter of Mr. J. M. Hutchinson of
Dr. Reeves was a large property owner and recently erected a new building whish houses the Farriday hospital, Farriday Drug Store and a number of offices. He was a great devotee to athletics and was the foremost supporter of all high school teams and aof all baseball clubs.
He is survived by his wife, Corina Hutchinson Reeves; son, James Truman, Jr., three brothers, Dr. M. C. Reeves, Vidalia, La, Col. Joseph M. Reeves of Vidalia, La, Col. R. R. Reeves of Harrisonburg, La., and two brothers and a sister of Georgia.
Funeral services was held at Servier Memorial Methodist Church of Farriday, La. Interment in the church cemetery.