Lydia Ann Reece

Sunday, January 1, 1950 - Friday, February 12, 2016

Cherished Forever

Photo of Lydia Ann Reece  - 1950-2016

Canton- Lydia Ann Taylor Reece, age 66, of Fullam Drive, a loving wife, wonderful mother, special grandmother and a dear sister, entered into her heavenly home on Friday, February 12, 2016.

Mrs. Reece was born January 31, 1950 in Buncombe County to the late John Taylor and the late Betty P. Jenkins Taylor. She was a devoted homemaker and had resided in Buncombe County before making her home in Canton in 1984. Lydia Ann loved beautiful flowers, was a wonderful cook and always graciously welcomed visitors to her home. Special memories of summertime family picnics, traveling to Tennessee and delightful beach trips will be treasured forever by her family. Lydia Ann deeply loved her family and her grandson, Dakota held a very special place in her heart.

Surviving are her loving husband of 45 years, John Reece; a son, Johnny Reece and his wife, Kimberly McCracken Reece of Clyde; her grandson, Dakota Reece of Canton; a brother, Billy “B.J.” Taylor and his wife, Rachel Taylor of Asheville; a sister, Margie McCrary and her husband, Dale McCrary of Florida; a sister-in-law , Martha Gass of Fletcher; a brother-in-law, Henry Reece of Canton; nieces and nephews that she loved just as her own children and many dear friends

. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, February 16, 2016 in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service. The Reverend Alf Miller will be officiating. Burial will be in Hice Hill Cemetery in Candler. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Reece family.

Condolences from family and friends

Johnny, and all the family, So sorry about your loss. I know she is going to be missed and it will be hard for you all. You all will be in our prayers for comfort and strength, as only our good Lord and Savior Jesus Christ can give us, at times like this. We Love you all. Catherine and Earl
Catherine and Earl Lowe
Such a sad thing losing aunt ann i will miss her alot she was a strong amazing woman still hard to believe or maybe its i dont wanna believe it ... My love prayers nd thoughts go out to the family but my love nd thoughts especially for my uncle big johnny and my cousin lil johnny and Dakota i love yall rest in peace aunt ann we will see you again one day
Holly arrington
to all of annes family i no she will be missed by everyone . she was just like family to me. she was a very loving and kind person. and i will miss calling her.and the visits she came to see me a lot to check on me after i got sick noing a lot of times she didnt feel like it. i will alway remember the sweet way she was. r ip anne
dorothy justice
Johnny and family know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Ann was a wonderful lady and will be missed.
Earl And Pennie Bevis
What a beautiful Woman, Wife, Mother and Grandmother. Love all the family. She is so missed.
Melanie Jones