Anna Lillian Reece, 90

September 20, 2009

OCT. 18, 1918-SEPT. 17, 2009

Anna Lillian Reece, 90, of Hagerstown, passed away Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009, at Ravenwood Lutheran Village in Hagerstown.

Born Oct. 18, 1918, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late John L. Biser and Minnie Mae (Knight) Powell.

She was a homemaker and had worked at the Kemphorn Children's Home and volunteered at Ravenwood Lutheran Village.

She was an active member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church (Greensburg) in Smithsburg, Md.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur S. Reece, who passed away in September 1994; two sisters, Betty Alt and Erma Grove; and two brothers, Bruce Powell and Frank Powell.

Mrs. Reece is survived by five sons, Ralph B. Pike and his wife, Jan, of Mercersburg, Pa., David L. Pike and his wife, Gail, of Dunkirk, Md., Michael A. Reece and his wife, Joy, of Smithsburg, John L. Reece and his wife, Joyce, of Hagerstown, and Stanley I. Reece, and his wife, Sharon, of Falling Waters, W.Va.; one brother, Albert D. Powell of Hagerstown; 16 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.


Funeral services will be Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church (Greensburg), 13156 Edgemont Road, Smithsburg, with the Rev. Julie Brigham officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 13156 Edgemont Road, Smithsburg, MD 21795.

Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown, is in charge of the arrangements.

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