Wilma W. (Parker) Ree

Wilma W. (Parker) Ree

NEWARK: A funeral service for Wilma W. (Parker) Ree, 90, of Newark will be held at 1 PM on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home with Rev. Charlie Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Ree passed away on January 28, 2013 at Autumn Care Center. She was born on January 6, 1923 to the late Austin Flint and Tatha Elizabeth (Rhines) Parker in Essex, IA.

She is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Melvin C. Ree Sr.; daughter, Kristen (C. Granger) Ree McKinney; sons, Melvin C. (Sheila Glover) Ree Jr. and Robert P. (Deborah D.) Ree; daughter, Lisé (David) Ree Benson; grandchildren, Katie Fox, Cyrus McKinney, Magnus McKinney, Kristopher R. Ree, Ashley D. Ree, Bree Benson, Laura Benson, Vance Benson and Robert Benson; great-grandchildren, Kristen Ann Fox, Timmy Fox, Joe Fox, Audrey McKinney, Alivia McKinney and Malachi McKinney.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sisters, Alice, Mildred and Edna; brother, Austin.

Mrs. Ree was a member of Second Presbyterian Church for over 60 years. She was also a member of the 20th Century Club, Monday Talks Club, Review Club and Freedom Years. She was a volunteer for TWIGS at Licking Memorial Hospital.

The family will receive friends on Friday, February 1, 2013 from 11 AM - 1 PM at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, OH.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Second Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 428, Newark, OH 43058-0428.

Online condolences to the family may be sent via www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com by clicking Obituaries/guestbook entry.


Funeral Home

Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055

Published in the Advocate on Jan. 30, 2013