Myrtle Smith Reece

Monday, July 19, 1937 - Thursday, October 21, 2021

In Loving Memory

Photo of Myrtle  Smith Reece  - 1937-2021

Canton- Myrtle Emily Smith Reece, age 84, passed away peacefully on October 26, 2021.

Myrtle was born July 19, 1937 in Buncombe County to the late Therman Smith and the late Lula Clark Smith. Mrs. Reece had made her home in Haywood County  most of her life and she had worked many dedicated years as a private duty nurse.She held a strong Christian faith and she attended Jonathan Valley Baptist church and also Beulah Baptist church in Canton. Myrtle loved spending time outdoors and she and her late husband Leroy both loved walking around Lake Junaluska and enjoying the day. Myrtle will forever be remembered as a kind and caring lady.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Reece.

Surviving are her daughters, Rhonda Coulter, Patricia Ann Wykle and Angela Croft; her adopted son, Wesley Mauney and  6 grandchildren.

To honor the request of Mrs. Reece no formal funeral services will be held.

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


Condolences from family and friends

So sorry to hear about your mom. Prayers for your family.
Pam Fox