Judy Mae Reese
Judy Mae Reese
  • June 24, 1950 - November 13, 2017
  • Statesville, North Carolina

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Statesville- Judy Henderson Reese, beloved wife of Jerry D. Reese passed away at her home Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 with her family at her side after many years of fighting a courageous journey with Dementia. Mrs. Reese was born June 24, 1950 in Iredell County.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband Jerry D. Reese of twenty-three years, that never left her side; her mother, Kita Mae Tomlin, of Statesville; two daughters, Christy Quesenberry (Robert) and Vickie Hager (Frank), of Statesville they were also her caregivers throughout her journey; two sons, Jeremy Benfield (Sherry), of Sherrills Ford and Jason Benfield of Statesville; one brother, Sammy Henderson (Joy), of Statesville; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Also left to cherish her memory are three special family friends John and Diane Blizzard of Conover and Allen Mayberry of Statesville.

She is proceeded in death by her Father Simon Henderson and Clyde Tomlin (Step Father). Also, her fur baby Ladybug Reese that was the joy of her life.

Judy was the owner and operator of Lady Bug Pest Control for seventeen years. For four years she rode long side of her husband seeing the world in their truck they owned and built together. She loved mountain trips with her family and friends that included many laughs and memories that will never be forgotten. She was of the Baptist faith.

Celebration of her life will be Friday Nov. 17, 2017 at 6pm in the Westmoreland Chapel at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home in Statesville.

Family will receive friends prior to service from 4:30-6pm at the funeral home.

We would also like to give a special thanks to our earthly angels with Hospice and Palliative Care (Katrina, Crystal, Taylor, and Sharon) for all of their love and care they showed our family during this time; their friendship and love will never be forgotten.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County 2347 Simonton Rd. Statesville, NC 28677

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Reese Family.