Funeral services were held May 27, 2017, at Holly Springs C.M.E. Church Bassfield, for Mrs. Myrtis Graves Reese, 80, who died May 22, 2017, at her residence. Elder Eddie Dixon officiated with burial following in the Progress M. B. Church in Bassfield.
She was born to the late Luther and Edna Graves in Bassfield. She was a member of Holly Springs C.M.E. Church.
She is survived by her children, Burlyn (Lisa) Reese; Duane (Cammie) Reese and Jennifer (Willie) Pace; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; one sister, Maryanna Sims; caregiver, Lillie Thomas; many other relatives and friends.