Lynne S.D. 'Dallas' Reeve, homemaker, dies

Lynne S.D. "Dallas" Reeve, a homemaker and former paralegal who enjoyed history and traveling, died of cancer Jan. 23 at University of Maryland Medical Center.

The Woodbine resident was 75.


The daughter of Robert J. Sharp, an architect, and Cora Pauline Kop Sharp, a homemaker, Lynne Dallas Sharp was born in Washington and raised in White Hall, where she learned to cook and sew when she was 8 years old, family members said.

She was a 1959 graduate of Hereford High School. She then enlisted in the Navy.


She later moved to Austin, Texas, where she earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Texas in 1972.

She worked as a paralegal for Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP in Dallas.

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In 1995, she married John Landon Reeve IV, a childhood friend, and they later settled in Woodbine.

In addition to cooking and sewing, she enjoyed painting, with much of her artwork hanging in the homes of family and friends.

An interest in history led to memberships in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, and the National Society of the Dames of the Court of Honor. She was also a member of the Cat Tail Garden Club.

Mrs. Reeve, who was known as "Dallas," liked to visit and walk the beaches in Cabo, Mexico.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 11 at St. James Episcopal Church, 3100 Monkton Road, Monkton.

In addition to her husband, who owns Chapel Valley Landscape Co., she is survived by two sons, Bryan Noble of California and Colin Noble of Cameron, N.C.; a daughter, Holly Park of Austin; a stepson, James Reeve of Woodbine; a stepdaughter, Deonne Wollman of Woodbine; and nine grandchildren. An earlier marriage ended in divorce.


— Frederick N. Rasmussen