Virginia Earl Reaves 

*Sep 21, 1918 - †Oct 14, 2002


a) Was named after a 'showgirl' in the Tennessee area named Virginia Earl.
Raised by Paul and Marie Christman, who also served as witnesses at her baptism. (Her sisters went to Eugene Christman and his wife, their aunt Nettie McManus)
Her birth certificate (was remade for her, it was lost in courthouse fire) incorrectly says that her parents were both from MS.

1930 Census
Gardenville, Carondelet Township, St. Louis City, MO; page 126A?
4636 Oidenburg Avenue (can't be sure but probably 4636)
#128/134 CHRISTMAN
Paul, head, owns, house worth $4000, owns a radio, doesn't live
on a farm, male, white, age 29, married, was 23 at marriage,
reads and writes, born in MO, father in Germany, mother in
Germany, laborer, in chemical manufacturing
Marie, wife, female, white, 24, married, was 17 at marriage,
reads and writes, MO, Germany, MO, typist, can't read where
SPITZNAGEL, Anna, mother-in-law, female, white, 44, widowed, was
17 at marriage, reads and writes, MO, Germany, Germany
REAVES, Virginia, adopted daughter, female, white, 11, single,
attended school this year, reads and writes, TN, TN, TN

DORIA, VIRGINIA E.(nee Reaves), asleep in Jesus, Mon., Oct. 14,
2002; dear wife of the late Joseph H. Doria; dear mother and
mother-in-law of Joseph R. (Linda) Doria, David (Betty) Doria,
Ramon (Barbara) Doria, Judith Thurman, James (Terry) Doria and
Allen (Joan) Doria; dear stepmother of Betty Jean Lochirco; dear
grandmother of 15, great-grandmother of 13; dear sister of
Nettie McDonald and the late Clifford Reaves; aunt, great-aunt,
cousin and friend of many. Funeral Fri., Oct. 18, 10 a.m. from
HOWARD H. MICHEL Funeral Home, 5930 Southwest at Hampton.
Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery. Virginia was a member of Messiah
Lutheran Church and Messiah Dorcas Society. Memorials may be
given to Messiah Lutheran Church. VISITATION THURS., 3-9 P.M.
(published: 10/17/2002)