Minnie T. Reece

Jan 09, 2013

Beloved Wife, Memaw

CLYDE  — Minnie Trantham Summey Reece, 72 went home to be with the Lord  Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loved ones.  She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.

A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late William Arthur and Lillie King Trantham.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Benny L. Summey, who died in 1991; a granddaughter, Brandi Reece; and a brother, Richard Trantham.  Minnie was a member of Long Branch Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Earl Reece; two stepsons, Terry Reece of Odessa, Texas, and Bruce Reece, of Warren, Indiana; three sisters, Judith Ann Trantham, of Asheville, Hattie Liford, of Canton, and Lois Stroupe, of Asheville; three brothers, David Trantham, of Asheville, Doyle Trantham, of Hendersonville, and Don Trantham, of Enka; several nieces and nephews; and two special nieces, Leigh Ann McCall and Mindy Sherk.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Revs. Martin Worley and  Jack Scott officiating.  Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.