Nancy Charlene Reece, 55, 302 Bettie Street, Johnson City passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Harmon and Mary Elliott Bowers. Mrs. Reece was a homemaker. She was a member of the Unaka Avenue Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Steve Allen Reece; two daughters, Stephanie Raines and husband Scott, Asheville, N.C., and Victoria Buchanan of the home; two granddaughters, Emily Raines and Felicia Buchanan; two brothers, Billy Bowers, Hampton, and Robert Bowers, Elizabethton; six sisters, Mary Rowe, Conover, N.C., Faye Dean, Hickory, N.C., Joyce Clark, Elsie Humphreys, Sandy Bowers and Catherine Mitchell all of Elizabethton; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be conducted at the Unaka Avenue Baptist Church, Johnson City at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 16, with the Rev. Jack Parrott and the Rev. Frank Osborne officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church prior to the service. The family would like to express a special “thank you” to Jason Pelaez, Mackenzie Klock, her special church family and her neighbors on Bettie Street.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Research or St. Judes Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942. Condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton is assisting the Reece family.