Obituary: Charles Malcom Reese

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Charles Malcom Reese, 87, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at his home.

Mr. Reese was a native of Moore County, and son of the late Willie G. and Elizabeth Petty Reese. He was a barber for over 50 years and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. He also served his country in the Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of 57 years, Johnnie Beatty Reese in 2001.

He is survived by his second wife, Martha Geraldine M. Beatty Reese of Lewisburg; two sons, John Phillip Reese and Steve Reese, both of Cornersville; a daughter, Alice Drennon of Park City; a sister, Marine Smith of Fayetteville; a stepdaughter, Doreen E. Beatty Mansell of Petersburg; and two stepsons, Clinton Patrick "Pat" (Brenda) Beatty of Belfast and Colin T. (Vicky) Beatty of Cornersville. Eight grandchildren, six stepgrandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 11 stepgreat-grandchildren, and one stepgreat-great-grandchild also survive.

Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Jan. 9, from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial to follow in Lone Oak Cemetery.