Mrs. Mary Ann Reese

Mrs. Mary Ann Reese, 78, of Senoia, GA, passed away July 22, 2013. She was born in Senoia in 1935 to the late David M. and Allie Lucille (Wilson) Parks.

Mrs. Reese was often referred to as “Senoia’s First Lady.” She was born and lived her life in Senoia. She taught many Coweta students with 37 years of teaching.

She was known for her cooking and her ability to convey folk tales and she was a dialect coach for the movie “Christmas Memories.”

Known as May May to her grandchildren she will always be remembered for being loving, caring and supportive.

She is survived by her husband, James “Butch” Reese and children, Robin Reese (Steve) Ray, Rebecca (Tim) Neill and James “Jimbo” (Morgan) Reese. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Taylor, Logan & Maura Ann Ray, Jessie Marie, James, McKinley & Morgan Reese; nieces & nephews, Rebecca Myers Greer, Anita Ault, Donny Parks, Denny Parks, Davie Parks and Sue Parks Cook.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mckoon.com .

The family was receiving friends on Tuesday, July 23, at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, GA from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 24, at 2 p.m. at Senoia United Methodist Church in Senoia, GA, with Rev. Steve Davidson & Rev. Erik Mays officiating. Burial will follow at Senoia City Cemetery.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580.



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