Juanita Reese
1920 - 2019
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Our beloved Mom and Nanny, Juanita Reese, was called home to Heaven to be with her Lord and Savior on May 1, 2019. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 2 pm at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home with Les Rhea officiating. Family visitation will be Friday, May 3 from 6-8 pm at Tyler Memorial.

She was born in Mineola to Carrie (Humphreys) and Rubin Bullard on February 20, 1920. She met and married Jack Huff, Sr. in Orange after World War II and together they lived in several states and raised six sons. Later in life she married Glenn Reese.

Juanita was known as a true homemaker while lovingly caring for her children and grandchildren and as a longtime cook for "Bear", her dog who was her constant companion.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Clyde Bullard, sister Ruth Smotherman, sons Jack Gilbert Huff Jr. and Joseph Huff and husband Glenn Reese. Survivors include brother Charles Bullard; sons Glenn Huff Sr., John (Cindy) Huff, Terry (Kathy) Huff and Gary (Pat Huff); grandchildren Jeff, Chris, Glenn Jr., Brian, Daniel, Carrie, Casey, Clint, Cady, Misty, Kellie, Greg, Jennifer, Mandy and Jeremy; several nieces and nephews, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Glenn Huff Jr., Chris Huff, Jeff Huff, Adam Huff, Greg Huff and Clint Huff.


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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on May 3, 2019.