Amelia Davis Reece

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Mrs. Amelia Davis Reece
EDGEFIELD, SC - Mrs. Amelia D. "Boots" Reece, 87, widow of John W. Reece, Sr., died June 8, 2014 at University Hospital. Augusta, Ga.
Graveside services will be held Thursday June 12, 2014 at 2:00 Eastview Cemetery in Edgefield, S.C. Visitation will be held from12:30-1:30 at the Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home prior to the service.
Mrs. Reece was born in Saluda, S.C. and was a daughter of the late Sheriff Gary Davis and Rose Paysinger Davis. She was foremost known as a loving mother and grandmother but had a successful professional career including serving as magistrate for Edgefield County in the 60's, founder and editor of The Edgefield County News in the 70's, and a long time member of The Edgefield Advertiser staff.
Survivors include: sons Jack Reece (Sandra) of Edgefield and Dan Reece (Myra) of North Augusta; son-in-law Joe Friar of Edgefield; grandchildren: Eleanor R Leaphart (Chad) of Gilbert, Joseph Friar of Aiken, Amy R. Timmerman (Paul), and Elizabeth R. Harm (Ben), both of Aiken, April F. Holt (Eric) of Lexington, Anna F Joyner (Chad) of Edgefield, Kevin Reece and Trib Reece, both of North Augusta; a brother, Buck Davis (Eileen) of Saluda, and twelve great grandchildren. Mrs. Reece was also predeceased by her daughter, Sandra R. Friar, two brothers Jack and Pete Davis and a sister, Peggy Yonce.
Memorials may be made to the Edgefield County Hospital, 300 Ridge Medical Plaza, Edgefield, SC 29824 or the .

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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on June 12, 2014
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