THOMSON, Ga. - Debbie Brite Reese, age 54, of Thomson, passed away, Wednesday afternoon, March 6, 2002, at University Hospital. Debbie had been raised in Betheseda, Maryland and had resided in the Thomson area for the past ten years. Mrs. Reese had been working in the Proof Department of Regions Bank, Thomson, for the past four years. She was a 1966 graduate of Evans High School and had attended First Baptist Church of Augusta. She is preceded in death by her father, Harold Brite, who passed away in July of 1992. She is survived by her spouse of 11 years, Merv Reese, Thomson; her son, Phillip Turk, Atlanta; her daughter, Kelly Turk,Martinez; her mother, Louise Brite, Evans; four sisters, Sherolyn Kirby, Tuscaloosa, Ala; Patty Bienko, Ocala, Fla; Geri Ashe, Evans; Bazy Brite, Evans; stepchildren, Kevin Reese, Brooks; Angela Law, Pensacola, Fla.; Dana Carter, Thomson; Brandon Reese, Thomson. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2002 from the chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Road, Martinez, Ga. Interment will follow in Westover Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be family members, Tom Ashe, Bryan Ashe, Mike Ashe, Harold Ryan, Joe Ingram and Jon Ingram.
The Augusta Chronicle March 9, 2002