Deacon Millide-Reese-Obituary

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Deacon Millide Reese

Cordele, Georgia

Dec 8, 1940 – May 15, 2021 (Age 80)


December 8, 1940
May 15, 2021
Cordele, Georgia


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Deacon Millide Reese of 1502 South 10th Street, Cordele, Georgia died Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Crisp Regional Hospital in Cordele, Georgia.

The graveside funeral service will be held Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 10:00 AM at the Sunnyside Cemetery in Cordele, Georgia.  Everyone in attendance is asked to please wear a mask and to practice social distancing.

Deacon Millide Reese was born December 8, 1940 in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia.  He was born to the late Mr. Willie B. Reese and the late Mrs. Frances Reese.

Having a willingness to serve the Lord, he united with the Straight Life Church of God Pentecostal in Cordele, Georgia.  He was a member of the Deacon’s Ministry and served in whatever capacity he could.

A hard worker, he was employed by the City of Cordele (Street Department) for many years.  He was a loyal and dedicated employee until his retirement.

On Saturday, May 15, 2021, he peacefully slipped away from those who loved him dearly.  He is also preceded in death by his siblings, Ms. Hattie Bell Reese, Ms. Irene Reese, Ms. Gladis Reese, Mr. Willie B. Reese, Mr. Walter Reese, and Mr. Pinkel Reese.

His life will forever be cherished by his loving and devoted wife, Mrs. Grace E. Reese of Cordele, Georgia; his loving and devoted children, Mr. Michael (Jennifer) Reese of Victorville, California, Ms. Cynthia Reeves of Cordele, Georgia, Mr. Fredrick (Yolonda) Reese of Fort Mitchell, Alabama, Mr. Reginald (LaToya) Reese of Columbia, South Carolina, and Mr. Ricardo (Trese) Reese of Warner Robins, Georgia; 25 loving  grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; one great, great grandchild; his loving sisters, Ms. Nell Whitest, Ms. Doretha   Whitehead, Ms. Polly Thornton, and Ms. Sallie Reese all of Cordele, Georgia; a beloved brother, Mr. Arthur Lee Reese of Cordele, Georgia; five  sisters-in-law; four brothers-in-law; a host of nieces and nephews; many cousins, other relatives and many sorrowing friends, to include, Mr. Morris Williams, Mr. & Mrs. James Burnell, and Mrs. Helen Felton all of Cordele, Georgia.


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My deepest heartfelt condolences goes out to you, and the entire Reese family.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Sorry for your loss. Praying for you all.

I'm so sorry for your loss. Please know I'm thinking of you and your family and sending you my deepest sympathies. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this great time of loss. I was sorry to hear about Cousin Millide. Wishing I could be there with the family today.

Love Always,
Rosa Carter & Teresa Carter Palmore & Family

Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. I am so sorry for your loss.” “With deepest sympathy"

With deepest sympathy

With deepest sympathy. Frederick may God continue to strengthen and comfort you and your family during this time of sorrow.

Sorry For Your Loss Love Y'all Family