Dateline: December 18, 2003


Funeral services for Walter Reese, age 73, were held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 15, 2003, in the True Church of God in Christ with Supt. E.L. Demerson and Elder Jeff Riles, officiating.  Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery with Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Mr. Reese died Tuesday, December 9, 2003, in Amarillo.  He was born April 29, 1930, in Corsicana to Robert and Etta Forney Reese.  He attended Dallas schools and had been a Clarendon resident most of his adult life.  He married Bobbie Jean Gardner on August 25, 1950, in Clarendon.  He worked for the Fort Worth and Denver/Burlington Northern Railroad for more than 30 years before his retirement.

He was preceded in death by his wife and by a son, Keith Reese.

Survivors include three sons: Walter Reese, Jr., of Clarendon, Bennie Reese of Waxahachie, and Kenneth Reese of Dallas; one daughter, Margaret Jackson of Mississippi; two sisters, Erma Lee Scott of California and Lou Ethel Wilson of Illinois; ten grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren.


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