Joann James Reese

Published 9:05 am Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Memorial services were held Saturday, July 16, 2022, at New Life Church of God in Christ for Mrs. JoAnn James Reese, 72, who died Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at her residence.  Rev. Linell Henderson officiated with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. JoAnn Reese was born to the late Johnny James and Violet Hardin James. She grew up in Gary, Indiana where she attended Roosevelt High School. At an early age, Mrs. Reese received Christ as her personal Savior; she became a member of New Life Church of God in Christ.

Mrs. Reese met and married Mr. Theodore Reese.

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She was preceded in death by her son, Timmy Johnson and sister, Diana James.

She is survived by her husband, Theodore Reese of New Hebron; children: Chantell Isanda and Kristal Johnson both of Minneapolis, MN; and Charles Johnson of Silver Creek; three sisters, Barbara Taylor of Gary, Indiana; Diamila Pickford of Plymouth, Indiana and Chan Reese of Opelika, Alabama; brother, Hosie Moore of Kalamazoo, Michigan and many other relatives and friends.