Nellie Ruth Reese (STATESBORO, Ga.)

STATESBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Nellie Ruth Reese, age 97, passed into eternal rest on Monday, February 12, 2007 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. She was a native of Candler County and resided in Bulloch County for many years. She was a member of Rehovia Baptist Church where she served as a Deaconess. She leaves to cherish fond memories to three daughters, Barbara Boatwright and Ruby L. Smith of Statesboro, Betty J. Jones of Miami, Fla.; two sons, Wade Frank Reese of Portal, Ga. and Thomas Reese of Statesboro; three grandchildren that were adopted, Thomas Reese, Jr. and Nell Ann Boone, both of Miami, Lavern Reese of Statesboro; a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 17 at 2:00 p.m. at Rehovia Baptist Church. Rev. W.C. Johnson eulogist. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Service of comfort entrusted to the care of Craig R. Tremble and Sons Funeral Home. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-February 17, 2007