Funeral services for Shirley Ann Reschke, 65, of Athens were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. George Folmar officiating. Burial followed at Carroll Springs Cemetery.
She passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013 in Athens.
Shirley was born April 13, 1947 in Terrell, Texas the daughter of Robert Edgar Williams and Lillian Geneva Hunt Williams. She was a Baptist and a devoted homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, canning and making pies. She spent much of her time outdoors planting flowers and gardening. Granny loved playing games with her grand kids. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother and will be greatly missed by all those she touched.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons; Robert V. Reschke, Jerry Don Reschke II, and a granddaughter Frances “Sissy” Myers.
She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years Jerry Don Reschke Sr., of the home, her children; Deborah and husband Johnny Myers of Mesquite,TX, April and husband Charles (Bubba) Brewer Jr. of Tennessee Colony, TX, Jodi and husband Wesley Richmon of Athens, J.D. and wife Lucy Reschke of Athens, one sister, four brothers, nine grandchildren; Amanda Michelle Richmon, Cassie LeAnn Strange, Johnny H. Myers III, James Frank Myers, Cody Wayne Brewer, Beau Brent Brewer, Justin F. Richmon, Shane G. Richmon, William James Strange, five great-grandchildren; James Frank Myers Jr., Johnny Colton Myers, Jason Kyle Barberee Jr., Makayla Mendoza, Makyla Mendoza and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Johnny H. Myers III, James Frank Myers, Cody Wayne Brewer, Beau Brent Brewer, Justin F. Richmon, Shane G. Richmon, and William James Strange.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made to the Jerry Reschke Memorial Fund at Citizens State Bank in Athens, account #67169410.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens.
You may light a memorial candle or write condolences to the family at www.hannigansmith.com.