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“I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Rev. 21:3-4 - Ellenwood, GA

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: American Heart Association

“I am sorry to hear Ms. Reece's passing. She was an avid reader and was a very kind lady. She will be missed by all who knew her. She worked at the...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Anu Acharekar - Aiken, SC

“I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Reece. I have such good memories of talking "Edgefield Co history" with her, among other things. She always added...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Janis Leaphart - Gilbert, SC

“So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Donna Higgenbottom - Johnston, SC

“Jack and Family, We were sorry to hear about your Mom passing. She was a good friend to my Mom and our family. Rick Roe ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Rick & Cindy Roe & Alma Roe - SC

“I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. The family is in my prayers. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Margaret Aull Richer - Grants, NM

“We were saddened to hear of Bootsie's passing. Our condolences to children, grandchildren, brother and other family members. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Wayne & Shirley Boone - saluda, SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Reece family as you all mourn the loss of a very special matriarch. I grew up with the family and know...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Ryan, Leigh, Rylee, and Carter Raines - SC

“We were all so sad to hear of Boot's passing. A lovely lady who will be much missed by all who knew her. Christine and Jaye Jaye-Jones and Dorrie...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Christine Jaye-Jones Cliftonville

“I was saddened to receive the news of Bootsie's death. My condolences to each of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Trilby Davis Higbee - Saluda, SC


Mrs. Amelia Davis Reece Edgefield, S. C. Mrs. Amelia D. "Boots" Reece, 87, widow of John W. Reece, Sr., died June 8, 2014 at University Hospital. Augusta, Ga. Graveside services will be held Thursday June 12, 2014 at 2:00 P.M.at Eastview Cemetery in Edgefield, S.C. Visitation will be held from12:30-1:30 at the Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home prior to the service. Mrs. Reece was born in Saluda, S.C. and was a daughter of the late Sheriff Gary Davis and Rose Paysinger Davis. She was foremost known as a loving mother and grandmother but had a successful professional career including serving as magistrate for Edgefield County in the 60's, founder and editor of The Edgefield County News in the 70's, and a long time member of The Edgefield Advertiser staff. Survivors include: sons Jack Reece (Sandra) of Edgefield and Dan Reece (Myra) of North Augusta; son-in-law Joe Friar of Edgefield; grandchildren: Eleanor R Leaphart (Chad) of Gilbert, Joseph Friar of Aiken, Amy R. Timmerman (Paul), and Elizabeth R. Harm (Ben), both of Aiken, April F. Holt (Eric) of Lexington, Anna F Joyner (Chad) of Edgefield, Kevin Reece and Trib Reece, both of North Augusta; a brother, Buck Davis (Eileen) of Saluda, and twelve great grandchildren. Mrs. Reece was also predeceased by her daughter, Sandra R. Friar, two brothers Jack and Pete Davis and a sister, Peggy Yonce. Memorials may be made to the Edgefield County Hospital, 300 Ridge Medical Plaza, Edgefield, SC 29824 or the American Heart Association.

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