Catherine Lucille Thomas Reece



Catherine Lucille Thomas Reece, 81, of Fayetteville passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018. The family will receive friends on Monday, January 29, 2018 at Jernigan Warren Funeral Home from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. The funeral will be held on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 11 a.m. at New Hope Church of God. The burial will follow at Lafayette Memorial Park on Ramsey Street.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Frances Thomas; her father, Billy Thomas; her son, Jimmy Couey; her brother, Johnnie Thomas and her sister, Betty Singletary.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Bobby J. Reece of Fayetteville; four children, Cathy (Steve) Bullock of Hope Mills, Danny Couey of Fayetteville, Carolyn (Robert) Lawrence of Louisville, KY, and Cindy (Tony) Beasley of Hope Mills; a daughter-in-law, Martha Couey; two brothers, William (Lorraine) Thomas of Dumfries, VA and Bobby Thomas of Kettering, Ohio; ten grandchildren, Stacey (Jon) Tyndall, Kevin Couey, Amanda Couey and Christina LaSelle all of Fayetteville, Matthew (Brandi) Bullock of Hope Mills, Bradley (Tammy) Bullock of Charlotte, NC, David (Julia) Couey of Charleston, SC, Crystal (Eugene) Gurevich of Alamo, CA, Bobby Lawrence of Louisville, KY and Catherine Lawrence of L'Anse, MI; 8 great grandchildren, Ryan Couey, Karissa Tyndall, Miles Couey, Alijah Cox, Caroline Couey, Izaiah Cox, Carolina Bullock, and Austin Couey.

Catherine was admired by her family and friends for her loving, humble spirit, her compassion, strong faith & kind and generous heart. All who visited her always received a meal that also filled their hearts & souls. To honor her unending love & care for others, we are accepting food donations at the visitation & funeral services, which will be donated in her name to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Fayetteville.