Rhonda J. Reese

December 2, 1958 ~ June 15, 2021 (age 62)


Rhonda Reese, age 62, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at the OSU Wexner Medical Center.

She was born on December 2, 1958 in Crestline to William H. and Jerline (Howard) Burton, Sr. and had been a Shelby resident the majority of her life. 

Rhonda had a big heart and was a loving mother, wife and extended her love to many foster children through her years. She enjoyed working in her flowerbeds, hosting family gatherings, and especially loved spending time and spoiling her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 27 years, James R. Reese; seven children, John W. (Gwen) Crews, Jr. Shawn A. Crews. Ryan L. Carter, James T. (Taitum) Reese, Kyle A. Reese, Christian J. Reese, and Hunter A. Reese; seven  grandchildren; three brothers, William H. (Mary) Burton, Jr., Ronald (Debra) Burton, Albert (Melody) Burton; one sister, Christine (Timothy) Lee; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives. 

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother Jesse A. Burton.

A celebration of Rhonda's life will be held Saturday, June 26, 2021 at the Barkdull Funeral Home & Crematory from 3:00PM to 5:00PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to Barkdull Funeral Home in care of Rhonda's family.

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June 26, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Barkdull Funeral Home
33 N. Gamble Street
Shelby, OH 44875

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