Norma Reese

Saturday, November 15, 2008
Norma Reese

Norma Reese

Norma Bass Reese, 88, of Biloxi, Miss., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, in Biloxi.

She was born Jan. 22, 1920, in Oran, Mo., daughter of August and Jannie Penatta Miller Lovellette. She and Samuel Everett Bass were married in 1935 in Cape Girardeau. He died in 1974. She married Harry A. Reese in April 1980 in Cape Girardeau. He died in 1999.

Reese was a member of the Methodist church in Oran.

Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Ballard of Biloxi, Jannie Fox of Commerce, Texas; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, seven sisters and two brothers.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery at Oran.