Condolence & Memory Journal

Thank u so much for your service. May mercy and peace be with the family.

Posted by Nette    January 28, 2020

God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the family's..

Posted by A friend   January 27, 2020

Mr Reeveswas a mentor to me and someone I could always call upon to guide me in establishing and publishing the Long Beach Times Newspaper. He will be surly missed. he was a man of compassion and helpfulness.

Posted by Richard Love - CA - friend   January 19, 2020

December 18, 2019

Dear Family and Friends of Publisher, Mr. Garth Reeves Sr:

I am a 42 year Member going on 43 year Member of Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, located at 600 East 35th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60616. Reverend Dr. David B. Thornton is the Pastor, The Moderator of The Session, and The Head of The Staff.

Former Pastor, Reverend Donald B. Register is now Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church Pastor Emeritus. Pastor Thornton is my Confidante, Teacher, Mentor, and Spiritual Advisor.

I am also A Former Member of Church Musician Ship Guild, Inc. (1988-2008). The late Dr. Mildred G. Lewis was The Founder, and Executive Director. I was their Executive Secretary, and Public Relations Director. I worked with Pastors, Musicians, and Churches of every Denomination.

I will keep you all in my prayers, especially during this difficult time. I am also a writer. Garth did leave a great legacy. He will truly be missed by all those people whose lives that he had touched.

You all loved Garth, but the Lord our God who is truly amazing will love him even more. "WELL DONE THY GOOD, AND FAITHFUL SERVANT" MATTHEW 25:21, "REST IN PEACE, BROTHER, GARTH". WITH MY CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY, MS. VALINDA DARLENE JONES, OF CINCINNATI, OHIO. I USE TO LIVE IN THE BRONZEVILLE NEIGHBORHOOD ON THE CHICAGO SOUTHSIDE.

Posted by VALINDA JONES - CINCINNATI, OH   December 18, 2019

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Posted by Alishia - SC   December 09, 2019

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Posted by Valenda Newell - INDIANAPOLIS, IN   December 08, 2019

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Dear family: Please accept my deepest sympathy on the passing of your beloved Garth.

"When great trees fall rocks on distant hills shudder. Lions hunker down in tall grasses and even elephants lumber after safety."


Requiscat in pace

Posted by SYLVIA WORRELL - Miami, FL   December 05, 2019

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Blessed be your uplifting of mankind shall be adored by the Lord.

Posted by Dr. J A Arenas-Chico - McDonough, GA - brother   December 04, 2019

Heartfelt condolences to the family, may God grant you peace and comfort at this time.

A truly great friend and inspirational man.

Bill Bronte

Posted by A friend   December 04, 2019

Your contributions are appreciated. May your family be comforted and have peace.

Posted by Lea    December 02, 2019

Sorry for the loss of such a fine outstanding individual. May God sustain you at this time of great loss.

Posted by - family   December 02, 2019

Our sincere condol for the loss of our good friend Garth. He was a committed person for the citizens of S. Florida and we will always treasure our friendship with him
John & Chris Howard

Posted by A friend   December 01, 2019

In this time of sorrow, may God's peace help family and friends of Mr. Reeves endure.

Posted by Michelle E.    December 01, 2019

Very sorry for your loss ill miss you at church condolences to the. Family

Posted by Evan Crawford - Miami, FL - friend   November 30, 2019

Our sincere condolences to the Reeves family. May the God of all comfort provide you all the strength to cope with your loss

Posted by A friend   November 30, 2019

Thank you Sr. For your Mighty Contributions To The Afrikan American Community And The World. Your Work Has Made You Immortal.

Posted by Taseti Asante - Miami Gardens, FL   November 30, 2019

Heartfelt condolences to the family. May God give your heart peace and comfort.

Posted by A friend   November 29, 2019

Sincere condolences to the Reeves Family, May God strengthen your hearts with endless comfort and peace especially during this very difficult time of your precious loss.

Posted by BRY - CA   November 29, 2019

May our heavenly Father who is a God of justice and mercy comfort all your hearts in your time of sorrow. He will bring about true justice and equality which is what Mr. Reeves desired.

Posted by Patricia    November 29, 2019

November 29, 2019

Dear Family of Publisher Mr. Garth Reeves:

I am a 42 year going on 43 year Member of Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 East 35th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60616. The Reverend Dr. David B. Thornton is the Pastor, The Moderator of The Session, and The Head of The Staff. He is not only my Pastor, but he is also My Mentor, Teacher, and Spiritual Advisor. I am very proud of him. He has done great things at Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church.

I am also a Former Proud Member of Church Musician Ship Guild, Inc. (1988-2008). The late Dr. Mildred G. Lewis was the Founder, and Executive Director. I was their Executive Secretary, and Public Relations Director. I had been with this wonderful organization for about twenty years.

This organization was founded in the year of 1984. I do keep in touch with A Former Member, Ms. Renee Ware. She is a Member of Christ Chapel Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois. Located at 6734 South Racine, Chicago, Illinois.

I will keep you all in my prayers, especially during this difficult time. Garth will truly be missed by all the people who loved him. Always remember that you all loved Garth, but the Lord our God who is truly magnificent will love him even more. He is in a good place.

WITH MY CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY, MS. VALINDA DARLENE JONES, OF CINCINNATI, OHIO. I USE TO LIVE ACROSS THE STREET FROM MY CHURCH HOME IN THE LAKE GROVE VILLAGE APARTMENTS, WITH THE LATE MEMBER OF THE CONGREGATION, MRS. EMMA TURNER. HER HUSBAND, MR. CLAYBON TURNER, SR.PASSED. AS WELL AS HER SON, MR. CLAYBON TURNER, JR. SHE HAS A GRANDSON WHO IS ALIVE.IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.

Posted by VALINDA JONES - CINCINNATI, OH   November 29, 2019

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Posted by Ann Stokman - Greendale, WI   November 29, 2019

I have known Mr. Garth Reeves more than 4 decades grew with his son Garth and Rachel who all preceded him what a Man of Integrity What a Legacy ...Greatly Missed... Dr. Yvonne Smith❤

Posted by Yvonne Smith - Miami, FL - friend   November 29, 2019

I am sorry regarding the loss of your loved one. May the God of Comfort, continue to comfort the family, during these difficult times.

Posted by A friend   November 27, 2019

Garth Reeves, Sr. was and remains a giant among men. His legacy, his wisdom, his many works, his gentle nature, his humor all stand as an inspiration to us all. He was a role model's role model. He was a mentor. He was a dear friend. He will be missed by this community. Our deepest condolences to the family.

John Hall and the Hall family

Posted by John Hall - Miami, FL - friend   November 27, 2019

My sincere condolences to the family. Mr. Reeves was blessed with long life. May God comfort you at this difficult time.

Posted by Mary Smith    November 27, 2019

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Rest Garth, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation.

Posted by Harry Simpson - Buckeye, AZ   November 27, 2019

A GOOD MAN GOD BLESSINGS

Posted by A friend   November 27, 2019

Sincere condolences to the family of Mr.Reeves. He is resting in Gods memory.

Posted by JE Sowell - Charlotte, NC   November 27, 2019

Mr. Reeves will be sorely missed. Condolences to the family.

Posted by A friend   November 27, 2019

Please accept my deepest sympathies on the loss of Mr. Garth. He left a legacy we all can be proud of. His drive and determination is rare today. May the love of God and to each other comfort and strengthen you during this time of grief.

Posted by A friend   November 27, 2019

We truly appreciate all the sacrifices made by Mr. Reeves Sr. for the black community. Our deepest condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this difficult period.

Posted by A friend   November 27, 2019

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Posted by Joan Walton - Columbus, GA   November 27, 2019

A true, old school publisher who was among the few of a dying breed in the Black Press. Your contributions to advancing and advocating Black Miami and America will never be forgotten. Thank you for flexing the power of the pen against a political establishment that resisted social change and justice.

Posted by Erick Johnson - Chicago, IL   November 27, 2019

Heartfelt condolences to the family. Mr. Reeves was the quintessential man of the century. He was loved, admired and leaves a legacy of commitment and service to the world. His monumental impact on change and improved quality of life for Miami residents is indisputable.

Posted by Cynthia Curry    November 26, 2019

My condolences on your loss and may God comfort you during this difficult time.

Posted by A friend   November 26, 2019

The Reeves family has my deepest condolences. Losing a loved one is so difficult. Garth was phenomenal in his own right! May you find it consoling that the God that gives us "everlasting comfort and good hope" (2 Thess. 2:16) has Garth in His memory now and forever.

Posted by Jenee    November 26, 2019

Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss. May your treasured memories of Garth always fill your heart with love and peace

Posted by A friend   November 26, 2019