John Edward Reese

September 17, 1938April 23, 2010

John Edward Reese, 71, passed away Friday, April 23, 2010. He was born to Annie Mangham and Jefferson DeWitt Reese on September 17, 1938 in Monroe, LA and grew up in Oak Ridge, LA. He received an AS degree in air conditioning from the University of Houston. John served in the U.S. Air Force. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother DeWitt Augustus Reese. He married Suzanne Self on May 28, 1960 in Houston, TX. He is survived by his wife, Suzanne of Conroe, TX, daughters, Beth Sizemore of Katy, TX and Katherine Douglass and son-in-law Rob Douglass, of Richmond; grandchildren, Ashley Sizemore of Houston, TX, Kelsey Sizemore of Katy, TX, Andrew Douglass and Abby Douglass of Richmond, TX, sister-in-law, Shirley Duncan and niece Deborah Duncan and family of San Antonio, TX, nephew, Stephen Duncan and family of Corona, CA. John was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church, Conroe, TX, Freedom Chapter of the Sons of American Revolution and Jamestowne Society. Visitation will be held Sunday, April, 25, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. at Cashner Funeral Home, Conroe, TX. Interment will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 26, 2010 at Resthaven Cemetery, Houston, TX with a memorial service at 2 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Conroe. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church children’s programs.


  • Funeral Service Monday, April 26, 2010
  • Graveside Service Monday, April 26, 2010

John Edward Reese

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May 9, 2010

I am so sorry to learn of the loss of
your loved one. You and John were always eager to help me with First Texas Company and he will be missed.
Doris Sherron, Baytown, Texas

Carolyn Farmer

May 9, 2010

We, the members of the First Texas Company, Jamestowne Society, send our thoughts and prayers to Susanne and his daughters. He loved history and his Virginia heritage in the New World. He will be missed. He will be remembered as a proud member of the First Texas Company, Jamestowne Society, Houston, Texas.

Catherine Clay Dailey

April 30, 2010

What wonderful photos...I especially loved the pictures of "Uncle Johnny" with his grandchildren. I'm so thankful to have had him in my life when I was growing up. While he is missed by many, I know he is in Heaven watching over all of us. Love, Catherine

Pat Nichols

April 27, 2010

I was so sorry of your loss. Please know that you'll be in my thoughts and prayers. May God wrap His loving arms around you tightly, giving you peace and comfort in the days to come.

Jordan Stonerock

April 26, 2010

I'm sorry for the loss of Uncle Johnny. He will be terebly missed. You guys are in thoughts and prayers. I love all of you and I miss you guys.

April 25, 2010

Gratefulness abounds eternally in my mind and heart for John's sage advice and calm countenance during a stormy period in many of our lives. Always, he could be counted on for assurance, when needed most. One of a kind, he will be missed sorely by many.
Robin Montgomery

April 25, 2010

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all. Nancy Sizemore and Kim Joraholmen.

Iris Eaton

April 25, 2010

I am so very sorry to learn of the loss of John. I hope you will help us continue the Madison DNA research on his wonderful genealogy. The National Madison Family Descendants will be notified of all of our loss of this fine member. I am so happy you made the VA reunion at Montpelier last year.
Iris Collins Eaton
Registrar, National Society Madison Family Decendants

April 24, 2010

You are in our prayers.
Tommy, Nancy, Elizabeth, and Devin Miller