Worley Reese

worley reese
Worley Emma Allen Reese, 84, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Fleshers of Fairview Healthcare. Mrs. Reese was born in Yancey County to the late Rosswell and Revy Rathbone Allen. She was also preceded in death by a son, Randy Reese; a grandson, Bobby Reese and three sisters and one brother. Worley loved crocheting, gardening and especially her cat, "little man". She is survived by her three sons, Leroy Reese and his significant other Frankie, Glenn Reese, and Jackie Reese and his wife, Debbie; one sister, Farlin Thomason and four grandchildren, Billy Jack, Cindy, Sherry and Lisa. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian at 2:00 pm with Reverend Clyde Thomason officiating. Burial will follow at Emma's Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 to 2:00 at the Funeral Home.

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  1. Mamaw me (Brittany) and Billy jack love you forever and always! Gone but never forgotten! We miss you dearly! Fly high Mamaw!!!!!!

  2. Our prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. May God give you His comfort in the days ahead. We love you and have sweet memories of Aunt Worley to heal our hurt.

  3. Family, Our deepest sympathy goes out to all of you. In our Prayers that God will comfort and ease your grief. One day may the happy memories replace the sorrow that is in your hearts. Know Aunt Worley is with Randy, Mom and Dad. She told me that is what she wanted. Her pain and suffering is over and only joy for eternity. Love all of you and here for whatever we can do.
    John and Carolyn Caldwell

  4. to my Worley Reese Famlly my self my sons Dale and Derrick send our love to all of you. May God bless all of you.We are so sorry, if there is any way we can help you please let use know, May God bless you all.REST IN PEACE WORLEY!

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. Met her when she came to to see her son Randy before he passed away what a beautiful soul she was. Debbie you took good care of her could have not ask for a better daughter in law. Now her and Randy are together in heaven a much better place. Love all of you and, you are in our prayers.

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