Essie M. Reese
Evangelist Essie M. Reese died Wednesday, August 19, 2009. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 28, in Buffalo, N.Y.
A local funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, 2009, at Jerusalem Baptist Church in Fort Mill, S.C., with the Rev. M. N. Baxter officiating. The body will lie in state one hour before the service. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery. Clemons-McCray Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.