June 18, 1938 ~ February 16, 2021

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Rebecca Carter Reese, 82, of Asheville, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

A native of Buncombe Co., Rebecca was the daughter of the late Jack and Mary Lillian Haywood Carter. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Reese, Jr., a special friend, Don Ownbey, daughter, Sherry Reese Glance, and son, Brian Reese.

Mrs. Reese was a graduate of Biltmore High School. She worked in medical transcription at Blue Ridge Bone and Joint and previously at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

She was a member of Acton United Methodist Church, and volunteered with Meals on Wheels and at Mission Hospital.

Surviving are her granddaughters, Dr. Sara Glance Caldwell (Brett) and Tiffany Reese Burleson (Chris), and her grandson, Tyler Glance (Savannah Gibson).

Private graveside services will be held at Acton United Methodist Church Cemetery at a later date.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. I was blessed to volunteer and serve with Becky on numerous committees and occasions. Such a beautiful person to spend time with. She will be missed but not forgotten. Thank you for being my friend. We will see you again Becky! Praise the Lord!

  2. Becky was a beautiful person – my high school basketball inspiration and idol. She will always be remembered with her smile. Thanks so much for always being my #1 Becky! Joined now with Johnny and her children again. To the grandchildren – today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort and strength.

  3. Such a lovely lady and high school friend. My prayers are with this family and all who grieve with them.


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