Thelma Mae Reese, 79, passed away Aug. 20, 2017.
She was born April 12, 1938, to Johnnie and Annie Lee Smith in Ramer, Alabama. She moved to Anderson where she worked at Guide Lamp.
She was a member of Anderson Zion Baptist Church where she served as the Youth Supervisor for more than 50 years.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Deacon Fred Reese Sr.; four children, Deacon Fred Reese Jr., Peggy, Patricia and Marvin; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Johnnie Smith and Edward Smith; four sisters, Clara Sankey, Mary A. Larkin, Rosa Smith and Anne Jefferson; three sisters-in-law, Hattie Reese, Ida Reese and Fannie Pettus.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Anderson Zion Baptist Church located at 2008 Rev. J.T. Menifee St.
The visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church.
Arrangements are being entrusted to L.C.May Funeral Service.
Published on August 23, 2017