Ellen Reece

Obituary of Ellen Weaver Reece

Ellen Weaver Reece, age 91 of Ellijay, GA passed on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. She was born February 10, 1929 in Atlanta, GA to her late parents James Hobert and Izoma Matilda Weaver. Ellen enjoyed working alongside her husband in the apple business for many years. Ellen always put her family's needs before her own and had a passion for taking care of other people. When her children were almost grown, she went back to school and fulfilled her dream of becoming a nurse. Ellen loved taking care of the newborn babies in the nursery. She enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, gardening, sewing, and taking care of her little goats. When Ellen was a teenager she accepted Jesus as her personal savior and joined Ebenezer Baptist Church. Her Baptist faith was always of utmost importance to her as she took all her children to church and Sunday school every Sunday an also taught Sunday school for many years. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church when she passed. More than anything she loved spending time with her grandchildren. Ellen is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years Hayward Jackson Reece, daughter Lisa Ann Reece McGhee, brothers Ruel Weaver, Melvin Weaver, Marvin Weaver, Paul Weaver, Leon Weaver, Willard Weaver, sisters Ruby Wilson, Edna Hill. Survivors include her daughters, Janice (Lynn) Hale, of Ellijay, GA, Sheila Reece Walls, of Carrollton, GA, son, Kevin (Paige) Reece, of Ellijay, GA, seven grandchildren, Nathan (Chiara) Smith, Kristin Smith, Zachary Walls, Austin Walls, Rachael Malone, Ty Reece, Noah Reece, six great grandchildren, Hunter Smith, Jackson Smith, Molly Smith, Riley Smith, Dreyton Malone, Mason Malone,brother, Judson Weaver of Columbus, OH, sister Kay Thurman,of Ellijay, GA, many nieces and nephews. Due to the Covid epidemic a graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 2:00pm at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Russell Hood and Speaker Edgar Land officiating. Pallbearers will be her grandsons Nathan Smith, Zack Walls, Austin Walls, Ty Reece, Noah Reece, great grandsons Hunter Smith, Jackson Smith, Riley Smith, Dreyton Malone, Mason Malone. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Goizueta Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center mail: 1762 Clifton Rd, NE Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30322 or online at http://alzheimers.emory.edu/support/donate-now.html. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.loganfuneralhome.com. Logan Funeral Home and Chapel in charge of arrangements.
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Graveside Service

2:00 pm
Saturday, January 2, 2021
Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery
10358 Hwy 52 East
Ellijay, Georgia, United States
(706) 276-4529