On Friday, July 1, 2001, our beloved Mary Jane Reese entered into eternal rest at the Golden Living Nursing Home, Petersburg, Va.
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Mary Jane Reese was born Oct. 22, 1953, to the late Robert Roosevelt Reese and Mary Jane McKensie Reese in Doswell, Va.
She was also predeceased by a son, Jerry Jermaine Reese; one sister, Evelyn Lee Mills; and two brothers, Robert Reese and William H. Reese.
Mary leaves to cherish her memory a loving and devoted son, Leroy Reese; one loving granddaughter, Ashley Reese; three devoted grandsons, Anthony Reese Jr., Jervontae Reese and Jamar Sykes; two sisters, Annie M. Taylor of Ashland, Va., Alice Reese, Petersburg, Va.; one brother, Joseph R. Reese Sr., Petersburg, Va.; devoted niece, Nancy Gholson (James); one aunt, Lucille Taylor; nieces, Charlotte Harper, Evelyn Mills, Angela Taylor, Melissa and Mechonda Reese, Stephanie Freeman; nephews, Donnell and Joseph Reese, Justin and Junius Taylor; goddaughters, Malinda Blowe, Charlene Spratley, Kim Pratcher, Cynthia Sykes and Joyce Curtis.
The family would like to thank all the family and friends for all of their help throughout her illness.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at Third Baptist Church, 550 Farmer St., Petersburg, Va.; the Rev. Leroy Cherry, pastor, officiating, the Rev. Ronald Roberts, eulogist. Interment at Wilkerson Memorial Cemetery, Petersburg. Relatives and friends will assemble at 632 Leefield Drive, Petersburg, at 2 p.m. Remains rest at the Tucker's Funeral Home, 415 Halifax St., Petersburg. A.A. Tucker, funeral director.
Published in The Progress-Index from July 2 to July 6, 2011