Pearlie M. Reese

May 10, 1938 ~ February 3, 2022 (age 83)


Pearlie M. Reese, 83, of Wapakoneta passed away at 1:46 p.m. Thursday, February 3, 2022 at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

She was born on May 10, 1938 in Clay County, KY to Gillis and Ellen (Smith) Sizemore who preceded her in death.  On October 13, 1978 she married William Reese and he survives in Wapakoneta.

Survivors include a son Pete Crabb of TX; 3 grandchildren Valerie, P.J., Stephanie; 6 great-grandchildren Kaitlyn, Emily, Sara, Zachary, Rowdy, Phoenix; a sister Evelyn Cruzon and an ex-daughter-in-law Delores Crabb.

She was preceded in death by 3 brothers Louis, John, Carlos Sizemore.

Pearlie enjoyed traveling and going on trips.  She also enjoyed movies and playing cards.  She was a member of the Y.M.C.A. and Only Believe Ministries, Botkins.

Private family services will be held at a later date. 

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