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Leo Reece

Leo Reece, 60, of Spencer, died Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at a very special sister’s home, Nyla and Roger Hodge (caregivers) at his side in Van Buren County.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rathmel and Ruby Reece; brother, Claude Reece; two sisters, Effie Smith and Elizabeth Narramore; sisters-in law, Ina Ruth Reece and Louise Reece; brothers-in-law, Eugene Smith, Hershel Narramore, Paul Holland, and Joe Pendergrass.

Left behind to cherish Leo’s memory are his brother, Gene Reece; sisters, Treva (Harold) Blaylock, Doris Harwood, Willie Pendergrass, all of Pikeville, and Nyla (Roger) Hodge and Evelyn (James) Defur, of Spencer; a host of friends.

A Celebration of Leo’s life was held January 2 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Preston Edmondson officiating. Burial was in DeBord Cemetery.

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Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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