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Edith P. Reece

August 29, 1927 — November 22, 2022

Weaverville

Edith P. Reece

Edith P. Reece, age 95, of Weaverville, died Tuesday, November 22, 2022.

Mrs. Reece was born August 29, 1927, in West Virginia.  She was a resident of Buncombe County since 1950.

She was a member of the Vance Chapter Order of the Eastern Star #285 and was a member of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Marshall.

Mrs. Reece was the daughter of the late Cesare and Catherine O’Queen Persianni and the wife of the late Frank Reece, who died in 1990. 

Surviving her are daughters, Gwen Metcalf (Johnny) of Concord and Cathy Owensby (Dean) of Weaverville; son Ronnie Reece (Martha) of Weaverville; brother, Clyde Persianni of Maryland; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services for Mrs. Reece will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 28 in Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Marshall, NC with Reverend Phillip Parker officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral at the church.

West Family Funeral Services is honored to be serving this family.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 3757 Bend of Ivy Road, Marshall, NC 28753.  

For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Reece’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.

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Visitation

Monday, November 28, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church

3757 Eller Ford Rd, Weaverville, NC 28787

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Funeral Service

Monday, November 28, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church

3757 Eller Ford Rd, Weaverville, NC 28787

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Burial

Monday, November 28, 2022

12:00 - 12:30pm (Eastern time)

Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

3757 Eller Ford Rd, Weaverville, NC 28787

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