Carolyn Robinson Reese, wife of Ray Dean Reese of The Kingsmen Quartet, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.
A native of Haywood County, she had resided in Buncombe County most of her life. She was formerly employed with Dr. John Frye, Ophthalmologist as a Physician's Assistant, was a member of the West Asheville Church of God (Connection Point) and was a graduate of Enka High School.
Mrs. Reese was the daughter of the late Edward McKinnley Robinson and Dorothy Marie Towe Robinson. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Debra "Debbie" Yvonne; 4 sisters and 1 brother.
Surviving are her husband whom she married June 23, 1974, Ray Dean Reese of the home; daughter, Kelly Kathryn Reese of Candler; son, Brandon Scott Reese (Shannon) of Swannanoa; 5 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday, October 11, 2016 in the chapel of Anders-Rice Funeral Home. Burial will follow at 12 Noon in the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Monday at the funeral home.