Betty Lodema Reece, 78, of Zena, Okla. passed away on Friday, April 30, 2010 in Grove, Okla.

Betty was born in Dennis, Oklahoma on March 28, 1932 to Albert Basil Jeffries and Margaret Catherine Cumiford Jeffries

Betty enjoyed gardening and grew all sorts of flowers. She raised all sorts of animals and picked huckleberries every summer; she also actively read her bible. 

Betty is preceded in death by her husband Bobby Joe Reece; parents, Albert Basil Jeffries and Margaret Catherine Cumiford Jeffries; three sons, Steven Joe Reece, Wesley Don Reece, and Randy Jeffries as well as siblings, Carmal "Frostie", Napoleon, Edna, Elva, Catherine (Wilma), Kenneth, Louvitta, and Wanda.

Betty is survived by three children, Lonnie Jeffries and wife Sue of Bixby, Okla., Sherman "Rowdy" Reece and wife Vicki of Westville, Okla., and Michael Reece and wife Tanya of Miami, Okla.; two brothers, Lloyd Jeffries of Jay, Okla., Robert Jeffries of Zena, Okla. and James Jeffries of Idaho; and a sister, Sue Whitten of Berryhill, Okla. Betty is also survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren Dustin Jeffries and wife Gina, Mason Jeffries, Kelsie Marie Jeffries, Misty Reece, Jana Reece, Bobby Joe Reece, Braden Reece, Alyssa Reece, Braxton Reece, Miranda Cain and husband Steven, Hunter Cain, Matthew Reece, and Whitney Reece. 

Funeral Services were held Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 10 a.m. at Funeral Services of Grand Lake Chapel in Jay, Okla. with Rick Thomas officiating. Interment followed at Zena Cemetery. 

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