​Marcella “Sally” Rose Reese

​Marcella “Sally” Rose Reese, 93, of Mountain View, Missouri, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 4, 2020. She was born on August 23, 1926, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Joseph and Alice (Fry) Ogden.
Marcella married the love of her life Jimmy Ray Reese on November 20, 1948, and to this union four children were born.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Rose; husband, Jimmy Ray Reese; four brothers, Odell Ogden, Martin Ogden, Joseph Ogden, James Ogden; four sisters, Margaret Ogden, Francoise Dewitt, Arlene Walker, Violet Basler; son, Donald Eugene Reese; and one infant grandson, Joseph Reese.
Survivors include two sons, Jimmy Ray Reese (Sharon) of Enola, Arkansas; Richard Wayne Reese (Linda) of Ozark, Missouri; one daughter, Mary Kay Matthews (Mike) of Mountain View, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Brenda Reese of Bonne Terre, Missouri; sister, Pat Wolford of Farmington, Missouri; sister, Roberta Richards of St. James, Missouri; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Sally was a faithful member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Mountain View, Missouri. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. To describe Sally, her life and her legacy in a few short words is impossible. Her love of God, dedication to hard work, the love she had for her family, and passion for cooking will live on through her family and friends. She will truly be missed.
Graveside services were held privately on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at St. John Vianney Catholic Cemetery, Mountain View, Missouri under the direction of Yarber Mortuary, Mountain View. A memorial mass will be announced at a later date for extended family and friends. Memorial contributions can be made to St. John Vianney Church, Mountain View, Missouri or online at ewtn.com.

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