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Ramona Sue Reese, 71, of Main Street, Rivesville, passed away peacefully Aug. 10, 2017, in United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.
A limb has fallen from our family tree; we keep hearing a voice that says grieve not for me. Remember the best times, laughter and songs. The good life I lived while I was strong.
Ramona was the loving daughter of the late David and Gertrude Taylor Bright.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford "Junior" Reese; a granddaughter, Ashley Marie Summers; and a brother, David Bright.
Ramona is survived by a daughter and her husband, Donna and Brad Yates of Sophia, North Carolina; a son, James Rolland Summers of Rivesville; two grandchildren, John Williams and Kathleen of Fairmont and Kevin and his wife Stacey Williams of San Angelo, Texas; a great-grandchild, Zoey Williams of San Angelo, Texas; four sisters, Elizabeth Towns of Rivesville, Nancy Scott of Fairmont, Sandra and her husband Ray Summers of Rivesville, and Debbie Yelich of Rivesville; four brothers and their spouses, Gary and Vickie Bright of Rivesville, William "Bud" Bright and Sharon of Hagans Community, Terry and Cathy Bright of Rivesville, and Barry Bright of Rivesville; and several nieces and nephews.
Ramona was a Pentecostal by faith. She was employed at Westinghouse Corp., Fairmont, for 10 years, working on the lamp factory line. She was a licensed Realtor with Century 21 and a medical assistant with HealthSouth in Fairmont. She also worked at various restaurants in the Fairmont area including Say-Boy, The Broken Egg and Barbara Joyce of Bellview Community.
Mrs. Reese has chosen cremation services.
Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, Jasper Street, Rivesville, is handling funeral services. A memorial service will follow at a later date. Burial will be in the National Cemetery in Pruntytown.
Published on August 13, 2017
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