Mary Miller Reece
Mrs. Mary Miller Reece, 84, of Old US Highway 421, Zionville, passed away Tuesday morning, August 28, 2012, at home.
Born July 8, 1928, in Watauga County, she was a daughter of the late Alfred Luther and Minnie Johnson Miller. Mrs. Reece was a retired LPN and had worked for Watauga Medical Center and Dr. Len Hagaman. Mary was a member of the Trade United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her children Curtis Gene Reece and wife, Laurie, of Mountain City, Evelyn May of Morganton, and Tony Reece of Zionville; five grandchildren, Anna Reece, Lydia Reece, Mary Leah Reece, Amy Stewart and Samantha Reece; two great grandchildren, Austin and Madison Stewart; one brother, Earl Miller and wife, Lucille, of Zionville; one sister-in-law, Mabel Miller of Mountain City; and one brother-in-law, Bill Oliver and wife, Jean, of Zionville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Reece; two brothers, A. L. Miller Jr. and Max Miller.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Miller Reece will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, August 31, 2012, at the Trade United Methodist Church. The body will lie in state at the church from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Carl Johnson and the Rev. Buford "Boo" Hankins. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Trade United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o R. D. Oliver Jr., 420 Modock Road, Trade, Tenn. 37691.
The family received friends 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be sent to the Reece family at http://www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Reece family.