Dateline: May 1, 2003


Funeral services for De Lois Reese, age 74, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2003, in the True Church of God in Christ in Clarendon. Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Ms. Reese died Monday, April 21, 2003, in Clarendon.  She was born December 13, 1928, in Dallas and attended school there.  She had been a Clarendon resident most of her adult life.  She was a homemaker and had worked in private homes and had been employed at Medical Center Nursing Home for ten years prior to her retirement.  She was a member of the True Church of God in Christ.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Calvin Reese and Freddie Reese.

Survivors include one daughter, Eva Wilson of Clarendon; one son, Alvin Reese of Clarendon; two sisters, Lou Ethel Edison of Illinois and Erma Lee Scott of California; one brother, Walter Reese of Clarendon; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Casket bearers were Kenneth Bryley, Tyrone Calloway, Danny Gaines, Clemmon Weatherton, Loyd Weatherton, and David Weatherton.  Honorary bearers were Willie Weatherton, Howard Weatherton, Bobby Weatherton, and Charles Calloway.


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