TRYON, N.C. - Rhonda "R.J." Barfoot Reeves, age 58, formerly of Estherville, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the John Keever Solace Center in Asheville, N.C., after a brief illness. A small memorial service will be held at her home in N.C. by her friends.
Rhonda was born Sept. 3, 1955, at Estherville. She was the daughter of the late Doris (Phillips) and the late Don Barfoot. Rhonda attended Estherville Schools where she graduated in 1973.
Rhonda spent time living in S.C., Kentucky, Texas and N.C. She loved traveling to exotic and interesting destinations to bask in the sun on some tropical beach and spending time with friends.
Rhonda ‘R.J.’ Barfoot Reeves
Survivors include: sisters Becky (Scott) Summa of Okoboji and Dawn (Bernard) Gathers of Pocahontas; brother Roger Barfoot of Lakeland, Fla.; nieces and nephews Heather (Mike) McKinney of West Des Moines; Jessica (Brian) Blackwell of Cowpens, S.C., Jason Barfoot of San Jose, Calif.; Brandon and Zach Gathers of Pocahontas; sister-in-law Maria "Irene" Prieto Matas-Barfoot of San Jose, Calif.; great nieces Aly Barfoot and Skye Blackwell of Cowpens, SC.; landlords who she truly adored, Gary and James of Tryon, N.C.; and her beloved dogs Qu-Bee and Pooh.
She was preceded in death by her parents.